Joni Hirsch

Joni Hirsch

Policy Analyst

She, Her, Hers


I coordinate the design and implementation of community network-building strategies in DC public housing sites slated for mixed-income redevelopment. I am also a member of the Mixed-income Strategic Alliance team.

I do this work because

I believe in our collective power to spark community change.

I am most proud of

Being a part of an aspirational team that is reimagining what is possible in today’s divided communities.

Work History

  • Project Coordinator, National Initiative on Mixed-income Communities
  • Intern, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, PolicyLink
  • Paralegal, Relman, Dane & Colfax

Education and Awards

  • M.A. in City Planning, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A. in American Studies, Amherst College

When the day is done

I like to ride my bike around the city, play soccer, and cook with friends.