(ShelterForce) Can Housing Fixes Stay When Pandemic Goes?

Week of May 25
In this Issue:  Response to Pandemic Shows What’s Possible in Housing Albuquerque Artists Sustain Connection Despite Social Distancing Also: Jobs ● Events ● You Said It ● In Case You Missed It +
Miles Howard, Shelterforce
We’re seeing bold actions from states across the U.S.—from strong eviction moratoriums in Massachusetts to a major homeless initiative in California. What if these new housing measures were designed to last beyond the coronavirus crisis? Read Full Article
Johanna Gilligan, Homewise Inc.
Placemaking is an inherently in-person practice, but it doesn’t always have to be. Read Full Article
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Industry News

Shelterforce editor Miriam Axel-Lute will be participating on the panel “The Future of Housing News” at the Solutions for Housing Communications convening on Wednesday May 27. Register for the whole event here. Listen in to learn about how what topics Shelterforce and other kinds of news outlets are interested in right now, what makes a desirable news pitch, and what reporters are likely need from advocates in the coming year.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released Leading with Race to Reimagine Youth Justice: JDAI’s Deep-End Initiative, a new overview of site-based work to dramatically reduce youth incarceration, especially for youth of color. 

Thursday, May 28, 3 p.m. ET | Reinventing Our Communities: Planning for Equity in Recovery – Lessons We’re Learning from COVID-19 | This webinar by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will elevate necessary policies and practices to mitigate the negative impacts of COVID-19 on low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. Leading experts will explore the importance of community agency to rebuilding economies and creating an infrastructure for growth based on local assets, education, and skills. Register here.

Thursday, June 18, 2 p.m. | The Changing Workforce: Employing the Formerly Incarcerated | Join Bank of America for an installation in the Driving Impact webinar series that focuses on topics such as leadership development, nonprofit sustainability, industry trends and innovative approaches to economic mobility. Register here.

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You Said It

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Partnership for Strong Communities: Good policy round-up from @Shelterforce on why federal housing assistance is needed in the wake of COVID-19. With 36 million out of work, what's the plan to pay the rent? Via Twitter
Publisher/Executive Director, Shelterforce, Montclair, NJ ● Shelterforce seeks a publisher/executive director to advance its mission, grow its audience and influence, and strategically and sustainably guide the organization through an evolving and dynamic media landscape. Read Full Listing
NLIHC Housing Policy Analyst/Senior Housing Policy Analyst, National Low Income Housing Coalition, Washington, D.C. ● NLIHC seeks a housing policy analyst/senior housing policy analyst (depending on experience) responsible for identifying, analyzing, advocating, and engaging the Coalition’s membership and network in action on federal policy and regulatory activities related to . . . Read Full Listing
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Editor, Miriam Axel-Lute
Managing Editor, Lillian M. Ortiz
Assistant Editor, Elizabeth Oguss
Operations Associate, Sam Fields
Publisher, Harold Simon
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