Phil is a community organizer that has focused his energy on bringing people together to make lasting impact in their lives and surroundings. His work has ranged through a variety of areas including: housing affordability, educational access, governmental reform and most recently environmental sustainability. Throughout all these issues, Phil finds the power of people uniting around what matters to them to be the inspiration for his work. Currently, Phil works for Friends of the Urban Forest where counts himself lucky to advocate for more green spaces and environmental innovation in San Francisco. Phil holds the degree of Master of Social Work (MSW) where his focus was Community Development and Grassroots Organizing.