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Executive Director and Board Member

Laura Foote

Laura Foote, YIMBY Action Executive Director




Laura Foote became a housing activist in 2014, when she became one of the key founders of the YIMBY movement. As Executive Director of YIMBY Action, Laura has grown the organization into a thriving grassroots political organization of thousands of volunteers. As of 2021, YIMBY Action has over 3000 supporters nationwide and is made up of nearly 20 chapters in cities across the country. Laura is widely recognized as an authority on effective housing activism in the US. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Hamilton College.


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