As the current President of Housing Land Advocates, I am pleased to announce HLA’s 2015 Conference – “At the Intersection of Housing and Health.” Garvey Schubert Barer is a proud sponsor of the event and its contribution last year resulted in scholarships for more than 20 law and planning students interested in advocating for smart land use planning to build equitable neighborhoods.
Steven Fischbach, Community Lawyer at Rhode Island Legal Services will be the keynote speaker.
Panelists and speakers include:
Rachel Banks, Program Director, Chronic Health Prevention Program, Multnomah County Health Department
Dr. Vivek Shandas, Portland State University, Toulan School or Urban Studies and Planning, Institute for Sustainable Solutions
Justin Buri, Executive Director, Community Alliance of Tenants
Dr. Lisa Bates, Portland State University, Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning
Jim Long, Affordable Housing Manager, City of Bend, OR
Erin Skaar, Executive Director, Community Action Resource Enterprises (CARE), Inc., Tillamook County, OR
Jes Larson, Director, Welcome Home Coalition
Please find the registration details here.
We hope you can join us this year for a stimulating conversation about housing and public health.
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