Pedro Cruz

Community Planning Fellow • 2021

University/College City College


Pedro Cruz is currently pursuing a Master of Architecture degree at City College’s Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Pedro moved to the United States to study how to rebuild communities while targeting social issues through inclusive building practices, after living through the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017. After graduating from the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras in 2018, Pedro embarked on the opportunity to work for Enterprise Community Partners, a national non-profit organization based in New York that advocates for racial equity, building resilient communities and planning for disaster recovery. Once he completes his studies, Pedro would like to continue his research on planning for the stateless, and work in advocacy planning and public polic