Dalia Yedidia

Researcher

Dalia Rubiano Yedidia is a Master of City Planning student, concentrating in housing and community development. She is interested in affordable housing, anti-displacement strategies, and honoring the labor and legacies of working-class people who built cities by ensuring they can continue to live and thrive in those cities. Before attending graduate school, she worked as a domestic worker organizer for ten years, organizing nannies, house-cleaners, and personal attendants to seniors and people with disabilities in New York, Chicago, and the Bay Area. She has also worked in the reproductive justice movement at Forward Together, where she managed culture shift projects and a national network of organizations working at the intersection of race, gender, and sexuality. Dalia received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Chicago. She is born, raised, and still lives in San Francisco.