Saneta deVuono-powell, JD, MCP

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Saneta is a program director, senior staff attorney, and planner at ChangeLab Solutions, where she co-leads projects focused on expanding access to safe, stable, affordable housing and healthy neighborhoods. These projects aim to address the harms of discrimination and build the capacity of local governments, institutions, and resident groups to create healthy and inclusive communities.

Saneta has over a decade of experience working on issues of racial justice and conducting participatory research, with a focus on criminal justice and housing rights. Prior to joining ChangeLab Solutions, she worked as a consultant on affordable housing and reentry issues for the formerly incarcerated. 

Saneta was a racial justice fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and a Fulbright scholar in Spain. She received her bachelor's degree from Sarah Lawrence College and both her law degree and her master's degree in city planning from UC Berkeley.