Events and Opportunities to Connect in Person

The Working Group on Place-Based Community Change partnered with the Working Group on Housing Justice and Community Transformation to host a learning tour in Boston and New York City, April 2-3, 2014. More information and materials are available here.



March 26, 2014: Community Land Trusts – how they work and the grassroots organizing that makes CLT's a powerful tool for residents in combating displacement and blight. In preparation for our funder learning tour, From Boston to New York: Is a More Just City Possible?, April 2nd - 3rd, this National Dialogue was jointly sponsored by the Working Group on Place-Based Community Change and the Working Group on Housing Justice and Community Transformation.

Welcome by Christopher Sun, Open Society Foundations 


Lydia Lowe, Chinese Progressive Association

Harry Smith, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative

Melora Hiller, National Community Land Trust Network

Sam Miller, Picture the Homeless

Rachel Laforest, Right to the City Alliance

Jill Feldstein, Women's Community Revitalization Project

Click here to download a recording of the webinar as a .mov file, with both audio and the slideshow. Please note that this recording begins about 10 minutes into the webinar.

Click here to download the slides as a .pdf.