My first introduction to transit planning was interacting with Latino community members as a translator volunteer at TriMet. I am extremely passionate about working in disadvantaged communities to increase support in transit-oriented development programs.
Quincy Brown is a recent graduate from Claremont McKenna College where he studied Sustainability and the Built Environment with a focus in Race and Public Space. While in college, he participated in the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program, a program with goals to increase diversity in tenured track faculty in higher education. During his college career, he worked on campus planning with the City of Claremont and various non-profits focusing on water quality and environmental justice issues. Quincy grew up in Northeast Portland and is currently on the Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association Board within the land-use team. He enjoys biking, camping and is an avid skier. He prides himself on working within disadvantaged communities to increase access to important services such as bike infrastructure, housing, and water quality.