Urban Planning State of the Field with Amy Chester

Presented by The Urban Planning Program

12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
February 02, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Urban Planning program invites Amy Chester, Managing Director of Rebuild by Design, to speak about the state of the field of urban planning. At Rebuild by Design, Amy is responsible for the organization’s day-to-day operations and management in addition to overseeing its fundraising and strategic direction.

Previously, Amy worked for NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor for Legislative Affairs and as a Senior Policy Advisor. In these roles she was responsible for the public engagement strategy of PlaNYC, the Mayor’s sustainability agenda, which included initiatives such as the Million Trees Campaign, congestion pricing, and the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan.

Amy’s other experiences in New York City government have included positions at the New York City Council and at the New York City Housing Authority. Outside of government, Amy has also consulted for numerous nonprofit organizations and on many electoral campaigns.

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