Yuri develops and advances urban planning initiatives that expand the individual and collective power of people to shape their communities.


Yuri Chang, Analyst at Karp Strategies, brings experience in community and economic development, stakeholder engagement, and digital content creation. She has supported strategic planning and participatory action research in partnership with the New York City Housing Authority, large-scale infrastructure projects including ports and resiliency, and downtown revitalization efforts across the Tri-State region. Prior to joining the firm, Yuri served as the Deputy Director of Digital Content at Smart Growth America in Washington DC. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in City & Regional Planning from Pratt Institute, and holds a B.A. from Tufts University in International Relations and Communications. In her free time, Yuri enjoys thrifting and bike rides over the Williamsburg Bridge.

AREAs of expertise

Language Access


Urban Development


Stakeholder Engagement


Workforce Development


Qualitative Research


Economic & Community Development


Policy Design, Development & Analysis


Transportation Policy

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