Alex Sasayama is a relationship manager for NeighborWorks America and partners with community based organizations on affordable housing and community development efforts throughout the country. He represents the field division on the NeighborWorks Community Stabilization Advisory Committee and is a liaison to the NeighborWorks Community Building & Engagement Program for the Western Region which covers California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, and Alaska.
Alex is also a volunteer with Pershing Square Renew and collaborates with government, business, and other stakeholders for the revitalization of Los Angeles' oldest park. As an Angeleno and community builder, Alex has led and assisted in the planning of cultural and community events including World Cup LA, Taste of Mexico, and Día de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever. He is a board member of LA-Más, a nonprofit community design firm working for equitable city growth, and is on the steering committee of Sustainable Little Tokyo, a collaborative initiative to transform the 130-year historic neighborhood into a cultural ecodistrict.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts in Community Development from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA and resides in Downtown Los Angeles.