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Anna Cash

is Program Director of the Urban Displacement Project. Anna’s academic interests and professional experience center around social, racial, and economic justice, and planning for more equitable cities. Before coming to UC Berkeley, she conducted Fulbright research on worker collectives in southern Brazil, and reported for RioOnWatch.org with a focus on displacement and community organizing in Rio de Janeiro. Prior to that, Anna supported research on asset-building at Innovations for Poverty Action’s US Household Finance Initiative. During her Master's program, Anna's research explored the diversity of housing tenure types in Oakland, and implications for resident protections. Anna holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Latin American Studies from Wesleyan University, and a Master's in City Planning from UC Berkeley.