Thane Maxwell, MRP
Independent Consultant & Researcher, POISE Masters, Regional Planning Department, Cornell University
Thane has spent two summers working for One Roof Community Housing (f.k.a. Northern Communities Land Trust) in Duluth, MN. He writes grant applications, analyzes data, and helps One Roof set up and operate the HomeKeeper data management system. His final masters project at Cornell University was a professional report for one of the startup CLTs in Atlanta, GA working to prevent gentrification as a result of the Atlanta Beltline redevelopment project. His associated report provides a neighborhood revitalization plan for an African American neighborhood near the Beltline corridor and outlines a partnership between the CLT and an environmental justice organization that operates an educational facility in a 26-acre urban forest.