Every Body Walk! Campaign
Sideya Sherman is director of NYCHA’s Office of Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability (REES), where she is responsible for overseeing implementation of NYCHA’s new outcome-driven resident economic opportunity platform—the Zone Model—a place-based framework for generating economic opportunity and connecting public housing residents to critical programs and services. Prior to joining NYCHA, Sideya was a Project Director for the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) where she was responsible for helping community-based organizations and neighborhood advocates confront local planning, land use, and economic development challenges. Sideya has also taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute. She holds a B.A. from Utica College and an M.S. from Hunter College, C.U.N.Y.