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Avital Aboody

Community + Policy Lead

LA-Más

Biography

Avital is a native Angeleno from the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Van Nuys. Avital has worked as a project manager and organizer with social justice non-profits in Jerusalem, New York City, and San Diego, focusing on small business development in communities of color, activation and beautification of under-utilized spaces, and advocacy for equitable city planning.

Avital serves at the Community + Policy Lead at LA-Más. She is passionate about ensuring that there are opportunities for residents of historically looted neighborhoods to collectively imagine and create the vibrant and sustainable communities that they deserve. Avital is a certified mediator and holds an MA in Urban Sustainability from Antioch University LA, and a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from UC Berkeley. She is also fluent in Spanish and Hebrew.

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