October 10, 2013
1:30 - 3pm Eastern / 10:30am - 12noon pacific
Please us for the next installment in the National Dialogue series. We will be discussing community benefit agreements as a tool to build vibrant neighborhoods and cities, and ensure lasting citywide infrastructure that cultivates economies of opportunity for local residents.
We will hear from several local leaders who have led campaigns for community benefit agreements, while building community power across social movements. The campaigns that will be presented have achieved major wins for affordable housing, inclusionary zoning, and transit-oriented development. These wins have also won creation and access to good jobs for thousands of residents - key wins for labor and housing advocates alike. Presenters will spend time talking about the key pieces of their wins, the critical implementation and enforcement work ahead, and the creative organizing that makes it all possible.
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Welcome by Carmen Rojas, Living Cities and member of NFG's Working Group on Housing Justice and Community Transformation and Working Group on Place-Based Community Change.
Speakers will include:
Joe Donlin, SAJE Los Angeles, CA
Roxana Tynan, LAANE Los Angeles, CA
Samaria Crews, FRESC Denver, CO
Rebecca Saldaña, Puget Sound Sage Seattle, WA
Moderated by Leslie Moody, Partnership for Working Families, and Tony Romano, Right to the City Alliance
This webinar is hosted by the Working Group on Housing Justice and Community Transformation, and is co-sponsored by the Working Group on Labor and Community Partnerships and the Working Group for Place-Based Community Change.
This webinar is open to all funders, advocates, and other partners. If you have any questions, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.