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Tue 19

July 19, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

The Case for Housing as a Platform: A Philanthropic Perspective

National Civic League

Public housing authorities and affordable housing organizations are critical partners in supporting children of economically challenged, fragile and marginalized families by meeting them ‘where they are’ with 24/7/365/multigenerational systems of services and supports. In this session, philanthropic leaders will discuss this essential role of affordable housing and the importance of funders working collaboratively to address complex issues facing children, families, and communities.

Moderator: Jeanne Fekade-Sellassie, Executive Director, Funders for Housing and Opportunity

Speakers: Dana Bourland, Senior Vice President, Environment & Strategic Initiatives, The JPB Foundation; Monica Valdes Lupi, Managing Director – Health, The Kresge Foundation; Charles Rutheiser, Senior Associate – Civic Sites and Community Change, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Commentator: Schlonn Hawkins, CEO & Publisher, Shelterforce