TJ Suwanswetr

TJ Suwanswetr

Glendale, CA, US



Currently an AmeriCorps VISTA currently working at the Thai Community Development Center that assists the Thai community in Los Angeles. Specialize in community economic development and social justice and have been a respected organization for almost twenty years. 


Thai Community Development Center, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Coordinator

As a project coordinator at the Thai Community Development Center, I am responsible for establishing relationships with small businesses in the Thai community in Los Angeles, and assisting them with skills such as customer service to people outside of their community and also marketing methods to boost sales. I have written a hospitality toolkit to provide for the businesses in Thai Town based on a needs assessment survey I had conducted. I also assisted with another project that will serve as a business incubator in Thai Town, Los Angeles that will help aspiring business get off to a good start. I am also involved with the maintenance and beautification projects in Thai Town.

Jun 2011 - current


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, Bachelors, Urban and Regional Planning

Took classes specializing in urban and regional planning that included Intergovernmental and Institutional Framework for Planning, Urban Land Use and Planning Theory, Applied Quantitative Methods, Planning Policy Development, Urban Design Awareness, Neighborhood Revitalization, and Geographic Information Systems.

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010


College of Environmental Design Dean's List Fall 2007, Honorable Mention