Chris Schildt

Senior Associate

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Chris Schildt, Senior Associate, conducts research, coordinates leadership networks, and provides technical assistance to advance equitable economic development and anti-displacement policies and practices in cities around the country. Chris serves on the board of Urban Habitat, which works to democratize power and advance equitable policies in the San Francisco Bay Area. She also serves as chair of the Berkeley Planning Commission and on the Berkeley Housing Authority Board, where she advances equitable housing and anti-displacement policies in her local community. Prior to joining PolicyLink, Chris worked on campaigns for affordable housing and local hire related to transportation and land-use planning in the Bay Area. She holds a bachelor of arts and a master of city planning from the University of California, Berkeley. A life-long cyclist, she has biked more than 10,000 miles across five continents.