Annie Ledbury is a Senior Manager of Creative Community Development at the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation in Oakland, CA. She is a licensed architect and community developer who brings hands-on project management, culture & creativity, and health into affordable housing and comprehensive neighborhood development. Her work ranges in scale from grassroots to neighborhood planning to systems change; from ephemeral to temporary to permanent improvements to the built environment. Annie’s creative community development programs and projects empower longtime Oakland residents to envision, plan, and construct collective, creative actions that advocate for the city they want to see. Annie has been working in West Oakland with the SPARC Collaborative since 2015, during which time she has supported resident teams to envision, plan, and complete more than 35 creative action projects in public spaces. She was an Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow from 2015-17 and currently serves on the board of the Open Architecture Collaborative and their Pathways to Equity program.