Advancement Project California The Best Resistance is Our Collective Success

Diana Benitez

Data and Research Analyst

As a Data and Research Analyst at Advancement Project, Diana conducts research, analysis, and visualization to address disparities and create healthy, affordable, and safe communities. She has most recently worked at the Ralph and Goldy Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and T.R.U.S.T. South Los Angeles Community Land Trust researching and developing maps that consider policy, affordable housing, transportation, public space, and community development. In 2016, she earned her Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs with a focus in community economic development and the intersection of the built environment and health. Diana has a Bachelor of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning and a minor in Geographic Information Sciences from California State University Northridge.