The Geography of Race and Opportunity

Win Policies

Win Policies

We champion transportation justice, tenant protections, and community controlled land and housing.

Win Policies
Build Power

Build Power

We cultivate leaders, help build movement infrastructure, and mobilize coalitions.

Build Power

Urban Habitat democratizes power and advances equitable policies to create a just and connected Bay Area for low-income communities of color.

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Apply to the BCLI

Applications are due by Sunday, October 22, 11:59 pm.  Apply Here! Para más información y una aplicación en español. Register for an information session below. Urban Habitat’s Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) trains and supports leaders from low-income communities of color to influence housing, transportation, and land use policies as decision makers. We work…

“We are not only protesting against the things that are really hurting our communities and neighborhoods, but we're also really cultivating expertise on ideas and visions that we might have for the neighborhood and community.”

Carl Anthony
Founder and Former Executive Director, Urban Habitat
Give Shuumi photograph courtesy of Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

Land Acknowledgment

Urban Habitat honors the Indigenous People of the land, as we are guests on the Lisjan Ohlone unceded territory, which is also known as the East Bay. Join us in Giving Shuumi.

Urban Habitat Land Acknowledgment