Sasha Forbes, AICP

Director, Community Collaboration & Policy, Healthy People & Thriving Communities Program

Sasha Forbes works with local and national partners in the Strong Prosperous and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) initiative to accelerate community-led projects and policies that prioritizes racial equity, builds a culture of health, and responds to our climate crisis. She focuses on housing, parks and open space equity, a restorative economy, and equitable transit-oriented development. Forbes holds a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Florida. She is based in South Florida.


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