sabrina bazile (they/sabrina) is a Haitian-American community-based planner, with a focus on housing policy, policy analyst, and independent researcher. 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 approaches planning using a pedagogy, practice, and tradition of oppression, abolition, and decolonization, and dialectical and historical materialist methods of critical analysis for housing, economics, land use, and land management policies. they reject mainstream and traditional neoliberal planning pedagogy and believe in full social, economic, political, and relational change, 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 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 created the digital library/resource guide for planners working toward revolutionary planning and unlearning mainstream neoliberal, state-based, settler colonial planning at planforliberation.space.