Fatima T. Malik, MPH
Del Paso Heights Growers’ Alliance
Advancing Equity and Justice in Disadvantaged Communities
Fatima T. Malik is a public health professional, organizer, and community advocate dedicated to advancing equity and justice in disadvantaged communities. As an assistant planner at the City of Sacramento, Malik works on the Neighborhood Development Action Team to support and revitalize commercial corridors. In her role as the lead organizer for the Del Paso Heights Growers’ Alliance, she creates poverty intervention strategies that work to directly benefit vulnerable populations. Her life’s work includes urban agriculture education, edible landscaping, organizing community gardens, and long-term neighborhood planning efforts to increase social, economic, and environmental well-being. She currently serves on the Solar Rights Alliance and WalkSacramento board. Fatima recently served as the City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation Commissioner for District 2, as a volunteer with Green Technical Education and Employment, and as a board member for the Center for Land-Based Learning. Malik earned a Master of Public Health at SJSU and a degree in International Agricultural Development at UC Davis.