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Reanne Estrada

Title: Creative Director, Public Matters
NACTO Title: WalkShop Leader
Reanne Estrada

Born in the Philippines, Reanne Estrada is a longtime Angeleno and a visual artist. She is Co-Founder & Creative Director of Public Matters, a creative studio for civic engagement. Founded in 2007, it is an award-winning, Los Angeles-based social enterprise that grows leadership capacity in our most vulnerable communities of color through collaborative creative acts for public good. Public Matters brings imagination, cultural competencies and systems-thinking to community-centered, equity-driven work for social change. It cultivates interdisciplinary and cross-sector partnerships that deepen the scale and impact of the work, connecting large institutions, small grassroots organizations, schools, businesses and individuals to achieve and sustain shared goals. Its diverse portfolio includes the design and implementation of public engagement efforts in healthy food access, tobacco control, education, arts and equitable development, public humanities, multimodal transportation and traffic safety. Its clients have included: USC Price School of Policy, UCLA Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD), Truth Initiative (formerly Legacy Foundation), East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy (ELARA) at Torres High School, The California Endowment’s South Los Angeles Healthy Eating Active Communities Initiative (HEAC), LA Freewaves, and Los Angeles Vision Zero.