Nathanel Lowe is seeking a position in community planning in Metro Vancouver. As the son of Chinese immigrants, Lowe is passionate about the intersections of immigration, sustainability, and urban planning.
Lowe was the Community Engagement Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, the largest US civil rights organization serving Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. He spearheaded an historic campaign promoting social harmony and multiculturalism in the Monterey Park, California. Lowe has also conducted policy and planning work at Shelter Partnership, the UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, the California State Assembly, and the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency.
Lowe was instrumental in establishing Chinatown Community for Equitable Development, a community-based organization in LA Chinatown that organizes with tenants and workers. In 2014, the University of Southern California and the Interreligious Council’s Future50 project recognized Lowe as one of LA’s emerging leaders for his commitment to social justice, religious pluralism, and civic engagement.
Lowe’s work around community engagement and immigrant integration has been featured in media outlets including CBC Radio, PRI’s The World, NBC News, LA Times, OC Register, Voice of America, Sing Tao Daily, World Journal, NTDTV, Inheritance Magazine and others.
Lowe holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA and a Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Development from UC Davis. To reach Nathanel please visit the Contact page.