IDCE Students Profiles

Amy Tran (CDP '2011)
IDCE Fellow

Amy Tran (USA) received her B.A. in environmental analysis and design from the University of California, Irvine. Upon graduation, she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member for Experience Corps, an intergeneration program connecting older adults to tutor and mentor youth in San Francisco public schools. After the completion of her service, Tran joined the Chinatown Community Development Center, a San Francisco-based grassroots nonprofit that specializes in neighborhood planning, affordable housing development, property management, tenant services, housing counseling and community organizing. She has been with the organization for the past three and a half years as a tenant services coordinator empowering residents in the Chinatown community. Tran is passionate about her work in the community development field. In particular, she would like to promote civic engagement, build social capital, and revitalize communities.