Adrien Weibgen
Director of Housing and Community Development Policy

Adrien.W@anhd.org

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212-747-1117, ext. 20

Adrien Weibgen is ANHD’s Director of Housing and Community Development Policy, working to fight displacement and build a city where everyone can thrive. Adrien leads ANHD’s policy work related to affordable housing issues beyond rent stabilization, including public housing, homelessness, and small homes. Previously, Adrien was a founder of, and staff attorney in, the Equitable Neighborhoods practice of the Urban Justice Center Community Development Project (now TakeRoot Justice), where their work focused on supporting public housing residents and neighborhood coalitions in areas targeted for rezonings. Adrien has over fifteen years of experience tackling structural racism in policy, including through former positions at the Center for Social Inclusion (now Race Forward) and the Racial Justice Program of the American Civil Liberties Union. They are passionate about demystifying complex policy issues and partnering with directly impacted communities to ensure that the people closest to the problems have a real seat at the table in shaping policy solutions. Adrien is a trained mediator, a 2018 Next City Vanguard, and a participant in the Advocacy Institute’s inaugural Educator Pipeline. A first-generation American born and raised in the NYC area, Adrien lives in Flatbush, Brooklyn and is a graduate of Yale Law School and Wesleyan University.

Adrien's Blogs

Blog
January 18, 2019
As we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we must also actively work to take on the persistent challenges of inequity around access to safe, decent, and affordable housing, and access to opportunity.