Amron is an urban planner dedicated to promoting participatory and cooperative practices in design, ecology, and racial justice. As a Project Associate, she supports Hester Street’s work by developing visual tools and strategies that support capacity building and community-led visions throughout NYC. Before Hester Street, she worked as the Policy and Planning Fellow at Pratt Center for Community Development where she conducted research and outreach to support community engagement efforts for the Hunts Point Forward planning initiative. She is also a core organizer with Friends of Gadsden Creek, a grassroots environmental justice campaign in Charleston, SC.
Amron moved from Charleston to Brooklyn in 2019 for grad school after having worked in the service industry for 10 years. She holds a B.A. in Design Studies from North Carolina State University and an M.S. in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute.