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Jaime Stein is an Academic, Sustainability Consultant and Urban Researcher with more than 15 years experience in advocating for sustainable communities through community engagement, sustainability planning and policy analysis.  Currently, Ms Stein works exclusively with the Collective for Community, Culture & the Environment. 


Ms. Stein’s past experience includes; direction of the Sustainable Environmental Systems program at Pratt Institute, a master of science in sustainability studies with a curriculum at the nexus of environmental design, science and policy.  Her academic research focuses on systems thinking integrated with community self-determination, green infrastructure, equity and community based resilience. She was Co-Creator and Director of Pratt Institute’s Recovery, Adaptation Mitigation & Planning (RAMP) climate change adaptation initiative as well as a founding member and Steering Committee Chair of the Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (S.W.I.M.) Coalition.  


Jaime has extensive collaborations with several New York City and State agencies.   She has worked closely with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection on a variety of community engagement projects while serving on their Water Infrastructure Steering Committee.  Ms Stein was the Mayoral Appointee for the Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation, Board of Directors, a subsidiary of the Empire State Development Corporation and has led several research projects regarding design and equity with the Office of the Chief Architect at the New York City Department of Design and Construction.  

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