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When

Thursday, November 17, 2022
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hosted reception immediately following

Where

David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley

Description

As resegregation continues to reshape the region, low-income communities of color are increasingly living at the expanding edges of the Bay Area, where they struggle to find quality jobs, affordable and stable housing, public transportation, and political representation. The pandemic has highlighted the indisputable fact that our systems are failing our most vulnerable communities, especially in communities with less organizing and advocacy infrastructure.

We are honored to have Tamisha Walker as the keynote speaker to talk about the need to build power in suburban communities. Tamisha is an Antioch City Councilmember and Founding Member and Executive Director of the Safe Return Project, and is at the forefront of housing justice and reimagining community safety in a city where low-income renters of color are organizing to win tenant protections against landlords who put massive profits over people.

There will be two plenary panels: one on the implications of the election results on advancing racial justice in the Bay Area and one on creating a robust preservation ecosystem to remove housing from the speculative market and into permanent affordability.

We will also be releasing our updated regional resegregation report with new data and a summary of stakeholder interviews at the event.

Registration

Registration is $25. Due to the generosity of our sponsors, scholarships are available. Please email us at info@urbanhabitat.org for more information.

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Agenda

Detailed agenda coming soon.

Sponsors

Your support as a sponsor is critical to ensuring this event is a success. Become a sponsor today by completing the online form. If you have any questions, contact pflood@urbanhabitat.org.

Thank you to our current Champion and Partner Level Sponsors!

Champions:

Partners:

  • East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO)
  • Public Advocates Inc.
  • Right to the City Alliance
  • San Francisco Transit Riders
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

COVID-19 Protocols

Given that the situation is rapidly changing, please check back here for the most up-to-date COVID-19 protocols. We will also update all participants as we get closer to the event.

Other Needs

Please email Pam Flood at pflood@urbanhabitat.org if you have any questions.