Founding Board Member + Administrator
Urban Planner | Landscape Designer
Los Angeles, CA
In Daví’s work. he brings his commitment to hearing from community voices and fulfilling those expectations through built projects. Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, the occupied territories of the Tongva People. Daví is the first of his family to pursue higher education. Daví de la Cruz studied at Cal State Northridge in the San Fernando Valley, territories of the Tataviam people, and in the Pacific Northwest at the University of Washington, Seattle, territories of the Duwamish people. Today, Daví is working with the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust to address park justice and green space access as a Project Manager. He currently manages three projects throughout Los Angeles at various phases of development, from early community design to construction. He looks forward to his contributions to the LA Neighborhood Land Trust and also expanding the work of Studio South Central in his own neighborhood.