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Strategies for Livable Cities: Health, Housing, and Equitable Place-Making

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California Community Foundation: Joan Palevsky Center

221 South Figueroa Street

#Suite 400

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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How do we create livable cities with beneficial economic and health outcomes for our communities? SCANPH's new workshop will discuss this topic and the central role of affordable housing in making cities healthy places where everyone can thrive. Panelists will examine the importance of housing stability for improved public health and education, as well as how to serve the needs of a diverse population struggling to afford a decent home. Strategies to encourage strong investment in affordable housing will be analyzed by a diverse panel of experts who will share ideas about how to make cities livable for everyone.

Discussion topics:
-Public health improvements tied to affordable housing development, including addressing unsafe/unstable living conditions affecting families and seniors
-Education: Improved school performance and access to education, as well as the impact of homelessness on children
-The role of a linkage fee and its impact on local communities
-Larger community benefits stemming from investment in affordable housing for successful place-making

Speakers:
Moderator:Nancy Halpern Ibrahim, MPH, Executive Director, Esperanza Community Housing
Panelists:
Ben Winter, Housing Policy Specialist, LA Mayor's Office
Melissa Schoonmaker, Consultant II, Homeless Education, LACOE
Stephanie Hagar, Vice President, BAE Urban Economics
Helen DuPlessis , MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, St. John’s Well Child and Family Center

Venue Directions:
http://www.calfund.org/joan-palevsky-center/

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California Community Foundation: Joan Palevsky Center

221 South Figueroa Street

#Suite 400

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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