(ShelterForce) Organizers Don’t Want to Return to ‘Normal‘

Week of May 11: Edition 1
Minhae Shim Roth, Shelterforce
As they organize for immediate relief for those whose housing was affected by the pandemic, tenant leaders are also building power to demand long-term changes. Read Full Article
Amanda Abrams, Shelterforce
When it comes to helping people maintain or recover their housing, hurricanes and fires aren’t as different from a pandemic as one might think. Read Full Article
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June 4, 2020, 1:30 p.m. ET | Reimagined in America: Taking a Well-Being Approach | Join the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a discussion about what U.S. communities can learn from cities and countries around the world, like Scotland and Bhutan, that are reorienting policies, programs and budgets to put the well-being of people and the planet at the center of all decisions. Register here.

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Robert Robinson: As a long time housing activist and organizer I am happy to see these messages. They represent a coming together of grassroots movements from around the world to deliver a message to corporations and governments to “put people first!” Another world is possible! Read More

Robin Hacke: Clear-sighted and practical ideas from a CDFI leader. Bravo! Via Twitter

Tony Pickett: Thanks @Shelterforce for elevating our collective voices around the urgency of #COVID19 housing relief and need for more resources, including our @GroundedNetwork members @UrbanLandC and @OPAL_CLT Via Twitter

FCS Ministries: Thought-provoking piece from @Shelterforce. This pandemic has certainly exposed what a long way to go we have until equitable, thriving communities are the norm. Via Twitter
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