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“We have failed to fully appreciate how deeply housing is implicated in the creation of poverty.”
-MATTHEW DESMOND, EVICTED: POVERTY AND PROFIT IN THE AMERICAN CITY

Housing the Bay​

Can we make the Bay Area truly affordable for all?

Episcopal Impact Fund and Eden Housing present a two-part webinar series examining the post-Covid housing crisis, how we got here, and what we can do to achieve a better future for all residents of the Bay.

  • Part One: Where are we and how did we get here? July 29, 7:00-8:00pm PT

  • Part Two: What we can do about it! August 19, 7:00-8:00pm PT

Session One: Where are we and how did we get here?
 

Description
 

In this first session, we will look at the current state of housing in the Bay Area and how our unique history as well as governmental policy have brought us where we are today. Stephanie Martin Taylor, past KQED housing beat reporter and current head of communications at the Diocese, will moderate a conversation with advocates, strategists, builders, and members of the media.


Details
 

  • Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021

  • Time: 7:00-8:00pm PT

Panel

  • Stephanie Martin Taylor, Working Group Head for Communications, Diocal, moderator

  • Fred Blackwell, Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco Foundation, panelist

  • Gail Gilman, Chief Strategy Officer, All Homepanelist

  • Erin Baldassari, Staff Reporter, Housing, KQED, panelist

Session Two: What we can do about it!
 

Description

During this second session, we will look at the challenges of building affordable housing in the Bay Area as well as some success stories in the Bay Area. Our panelists will share real-world examples of how they are meeting the housing crisis head-on and discuss ways we and our communities can do something about it.

Details
 

  • Date: Thursday, August 19, 2021

  • Time: 7:00-8:00pm PT

Panel

  • Stephanie Martin Taylor, Working Group Head for Communications, Diocal, moderator

  • Linda Mandolini, President, Eden Housing, panelist

  • Landis Graden, President, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, DCG Strategies, panelist

  • Ed Hahn, Director, Woodmont Clarke LLC, on behalf of Jordan Court at All Souls Parish Berkeley, panelist