Sam Giffin


Sam Giffin, MA, Policy and Data Analyst, [email protected], 860-610-6040 x3512

Sam Giffin has a master's degree in city planning from UC Berkeley, where he focused on affordable housing, community development and analytical research methods. As a grad student, Sam worked for the Terner Center for Housing Innovation, conducting research on San Francisco's largest public housing redevelopment initiative, HOPE SF, which is the subject of his master's thesis. He also served as a teaching assistant in courses on planning research methods and global economic history. Prior to grad school Sam worked in homelessness services in San Francisco and before that managed several farmers markets in his home "state" of Washington, D.C.  He received a bachelor's degree in public policy analysis from UNC - Chapel Hill and graduated from the D.C. public school system. 

  • Open Communities Alliance
  • 75 Charter Oak Avenue
  • Suite 1-200
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  • Phone: 860-610-6040