Alejandra Cabrales


Alejandra provides research and analytical support to advance sustainable and equitable placed-based solutions through economic development policy, transit-oriented development, community engagement, and governance design.

Alejandra has recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors in Urban studies. While at Penn, she interned with the Philadelphia City Planning Commission where she worked under John Haak, the Director of Planning Policy and Analysis. At PCPC, she produced comprehensive case studies on declining commercial corridors and train station developments. In addition, she wrote her thesis on the correlation between displacement and transit-oriented development along the Los Angeles Exposition Line through a spatial and demographic analysis.