sabrina bazile (they/sabrina) is a haitian-american community-based planner with a focus on housing policy. they hold a Master’s degree in City & Regional Planning from Pratt Institute. sabrina is an Economic Democracy Fellow with Brooklyn Communities Collaborative and is completing an Advanced Certificate in Workplace Democracy and Community Ownership from the CUNY School of Labor.
sabrina organizes with and leads anti displacement nyc, and uses their planning background to support political education. sabrina has lent their planning and land use knowledge to support anti-displacement campaigns including the racial impact analysis legislation with the Racial Impact Study Coalition and the Innovation Queens rezoning. sabrina is currently supporting Save Section 9’s anti privatization of public housing efforts with anti displacement nyc to protect, repair, and expand section 9 public housing, and redefine section 9 public housing as the overarching framework for decommodified housing.
sabrina is an independent researcher and theorist of marxist political economy, philosophy and ontology, and approaches planning using a pedagogy of the oppressed and historical materialist methods of critical analysis. they reject mainstream and traditional neoliberal planning pedagogy and believe in full social, economic, political and relational change and a change to how we view our relationship to land, property/housing, one another, and how we live in order to address our climate, democracy, wealth inequality and political economic existential crises.
sabrina created the digital library/resource guide for urban planners and radical urbanists working toward radical planning and unlearning mainstream state-based, settler colonial planning at planforliberation.space.