About D.R.E.W. Projects

D.R.E.W. Projects is a dedicated team of community-focused people who seek to address community needs through projects. We founded D.R.E.W. Projects because our team cares about local and global issues and chooses to be a part of the solution.


At D.R.E.W. Projects, we believe in expanding our territory and working without walls by forging local and global partnerships to make communities better. Our team wants our efforts to inspire individuals to become more involved in their neighborhoods. If we all work together, we can improve individuals' lives not only in their backyard but also around the world.

D.R.E.W. Projects is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment within our organization and community partnerships. We have a nondiscriminatory approach and respect gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, identity, education, or disability.

Apryle Brodie/ Adria Brodie- Co-founders



Adria Brodie

Co-Founder and Board Member

Adria oversees D.R.E.W. Local and is responsible for managing partnerships and collaborative projects with local non-profit organizations. She is a 10-year veteran SEO and consumer product manager in Tech and has 20 years of community involvement and volunteer work experience. 

Adria has professional experience working with neighborhood leaders and government officials. As the former Vice President of the NoHo Neighborhood Council and District 4 Representative, Adria has lead & worked on numerous community initiatives with her neighbors to solve community problems.


As co-founder of D.R.E.W. Projects, Inc., Adria implements project initiatives that strengthen local and global community organizations by providing resources to meet their community's needs. Her goal is to create projects that empower the world and increase volunteerism.


Apryle Brodie

Co-Founder and Board Member

Apryle oversees D.R.E.W. Global and is responsible for managing partnerships and outreach with global non-profit organizations. Additionally, she works on D.R.E.W. Projects Initiatives. Apryle has ten plus years of experience in non-profit & consulting and eleven years in Homelessness.


Apryle is a former Senior Project Manager for Mayor Eric Garcetti and recently oversaw 30 capital projects that provide interim housing for people experiencing Homelessness. Before being the Sr. Project Manager at the Mayor’s Office of City Homelessness Initiatives, Apryle worked for the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. She co-led the development and implementation of the Coordinated Entry System for Youth.


Additionally, Apryle oversaw programs, contracts, data, and outcomes for 17 service providers serving youth in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care. Apryle’s work includes managing small to large-scale projects, policy, advocacy, program outcomes, and project management.


Apryle’s passion is to work on social projects that impact local and global communities. She envisions all individuals will embody a community-focused approach when solving social issues and looking to make a difference in their community.