Chris Norman

Partnership for the Bay’s Future Fellow

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Biography

Chris Norman, Partnership for the Bay’s Future Challenge Grant Fellow, works with the City of Oakland and Oakland community partners on local tenant protection and affordable housing preservation efforts. Prior to this role, Chris was a consultant with Estolano Advisors, a public policy and planning firm, where he helped develop community benefits agreement recommendations and conducted research on project labor agreements for Bay Area projects. Additionally, Chris managed the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) program for Urban Habitat, a regional policy advocacy organization, and worked in the City of San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office on the HOPE SF public housing redevelopment initiative. Chris holds a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in geography from Dartmouth College. Outside of work, Chris can be found trying various Oakland restaurants and relaxing in Bay Area parks.