Devin Willis

Devin is a program associate for Smart Growth America’s Thriving Communities team. He provides research, logistical, and programming support for SGA initiatives like the National Complete Streets Coalition. Devin began his career as an intern for the Institute for Engagement & Negotiation (IEN) in Charlottesville, VA where he helped build the Transforming Community Spaces (TCS) toolkit, a public resource for oppressed communities to learn more about the history of contested public spaces in the United States. Devin holds a BA from the University of Virginia where he studied political theory as well as urban & environmental planning. A passionate urbanist, Devin likes to think about community gardens, urban agriculture, and food justice in the American city. He is from Fredericksburg, Virginia.