Tessa Cruz is currently the Program Manager of Equitable Development and Community-Engaged Design at ISEEED. She is a native of the Bay Area and a recent graduate of Oberlin college, where she earned a BA in environmental studies. She also works as a public programming and public policy intern at the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) assisting with organization’s community outreach and education as well as ballot analysis research for San Francisco’s November 4th ballot.
Prior to this work she was heavily involved in community service within the City of Oberlin, serving as a liaison between various college and city communities. In the future she plans to earn a masters degree around issues of equitable urban development. She is ecstatic and honored to be joining the ISEEED team.