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April 9

Homes for All: Building Coalitions for Equitable Planning in L.A. County


Part of the Housing, Equity and Community Series

The planning of more than 800,000 new homes over the next eight years in Los Angeles County provides an unprecedented opportunity to direct housing toward high-opportunity communities while strengthening protections for those most vulnerable to displacement. On April 9, this morning-long UCLA Luskin Summit event will delve into the lessons that can be learned from coalitions in places such as Seattle, Portland, the East Bay and elsewhere that have achieved political and legislative wins.

This Luskin Summit event is part of the Housing, Equity and Community Series, a UCLA joint endeavor from the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and the Ziman Center for Real Estate.
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A Housing Vision for the Future

What the housing crisis looks like on the ground, what Culver City is doing to address housing unaffordability and protect vulnerable households, and the opportunity for community engagement and coalition-building presented by the housing element update process, featuring Culver City Vice Mayor Daniel Lee.

PANEL 1  ||  9:30 A.M. PT
Coalition Building for Change: Examples from Elsewhere

A roundtable discussion featuring representatives of housing coalitions that have successfully advocated for change.

Daniel Lee, Culver City
Terry Taplin, Berkeley City Council
Laura Loe, Share the Cities 
Alison McIntosh, Neighborhood Partnerships
Paavo Monkkonen (moderator), UCLA Luskin School

PANEL 2  ||  11 A.M. PT
Applying the Lessons to L.A.

Housing advocates and professionals examine the unique challenges of L.A. County and how obstacles to inclusive and effective coalitions can be overcome. 

Andy Cohen, Gensler
Leonora Camner, Abundant Housing LA
Mahdi Manji, Inner City Law Center
Joss Tillard-Gates, Enterprise Community Partners
Tommy Newman (moderator), United Way of Greater Los Angeles
*Session start times are approximate
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