Ana Siria Urzua

Sustainability Director , Santa Ana Building Healthy Communities
Santa Ana, CA

  • Access to Work Opportunity
  • Health and Economic Development
  • Racial Equity

About Ana

Ana works with Building Healthy Communities in Santa Ana, California, as the sustainability director. She has also worked as a community organizer with organizations such as Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development and El Centro Cultural de Mexico. Ana is involved in the creation of a savings and credit cooperative in Santa Ana called Cooperativa Integral Tierra y Dignidad de Santa Ana and is supporting the development of four other cooperatives in the area. She has published several articles on urban planning, gentrification, displacement, and economic development in Santa Ana. Ana was born in Colima, Mexico, received her anthropology degree from the University of California, Irvine, and currently resides in Santa Ana, California.