Mapping *Some* Millennials

Also in this Issue: The Fight to End Part-Time Worker Exploitation ● The Costs of "Moving On"
Tuesday, June 14, 2016


Rent Strike! | RenterNation National Online Training Series | Wednesday, June 22, 3:00 p.m. EDT

Homes For All & the Right To The City Alliance present this training on the tactic of rent strikes as an organizing tool for fighting displacement and building power. When are they used? What are the risks? Hear from renter unions, organizations, and renters.


National CAPACD's Policy Platform Site Is Live

During the 2015 convention, CAPACD members voted on the organization's first policy platform. The site is now live and features 18 agenda items, the top among them including housing, financial stability, and neighborhood priorities.


MacArthur Foundation: New Competition to Award $100 Million to Help Solve a Critical Problem of Our Time

The MacArthur Foundation will award a $100 million grant to a single proposal designed to help solve a critical problem affecting people, places, or the planet. The competition, called 100&Change, is open to organizations working in any field of endeavor.

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NervaezThe Fight to End Part-Time Worker Exploitation
Pablo Nervaez, work equity activist
Unpredictable hours lead to unpredictable cash flow, which is a barrier to budgeting and saving. One response to this--the Opportunity to Work Initiative--would require San Jose employers to . . . More

MallachMapping (Some) Millennials
Alan Mallach, Center for Community Progress
People who have reached adulthood since the beginning of the millennium, and their in-migration, are largely driving the changes that American cities are going through. More specifically, it is the ones with college degrees who are driving the change. That leaves a lot of questions, though, both about what's currently going on and what's likely to happen in the future. Two particular questions come to mind . . . More

Greg Squires
The Costs of "Moving On"

Gregory Squires, George Washington University
Simplistic paeans to mobility fail to acknowledge the devastating consequences often accompanying relocation . . . More
FHLBNY Affordable Housing Program 2016

You Said It!

I think what Amazon did in Seattle was a start in the right direction. But, what happens next? What services are the residents given in order to make them self sufficient when this housing structure is no longer a viable option? It is not uncommon for temporary housing agencies to 
. . . --Tiffany Booker, more . . .
Housing advocates should not belittle arguments for increasing housing production. Many areas of the country have a severe shortage of housing at all income levels. Unsurprisingly, these shortages impact the poor and minorities the most. When housing is in short supply, landlords simply exclude rental voucher holders. Most local ads say "No Sec 8." When landlords have dozens of applicants for each vacant unit, they can also discriminate . . . 
-- Jerry Rioux, more . . .

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Sol Price School of Public Policy, USC

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Raphael Bostic
USC Price School of Public Policy

Janis Bowdler
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Ana Garcia-Ashley
Gamaliel Foundation

Jamaal Green
Portland State University

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