Romi Hall comes to NeighborWorks with more than 10 years of experience working at the intersection of health, housing and community development. She's spent much of her career with two NeighborWorks organizations: Beyond Housing and the East Bay Asian Local Development Corp. (EBALDC).
Most recently, Hall was director of neighborhood collaborations at EBALDC, where she led partnerships to generate a pipeline of nearly 400 units, attracted a full-service grocery store, secured more than $5 million from arts and culture and health /hospital funders, supported resident-led placemaking projects, and launched two new collaboratives. During her time at Beyond Housing, she helped plan and launch the 24:1 initiative.
She also has prior experience in early childhood development and faith-based organizing. In 2019, she was named a Fulcrum Fellow with the Center for Community Investment, where she honed skills in capital absorption and community investment. She received her master's in public health from Drexel University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.
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