How Racism Shaped the Housing Crisis & What We Can Do About It

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
San Francisco

A special event hosted by Shareable and SPUR November 6, 6-9pm with a keynote presentation and panel discussion featuring Richard Rothstein, author of the acclaimed book, “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America”; Noni Session, Executive Director of East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative; Chris Iglesias, Executive Director of Unity Council; Sarah Jo Szambelan, leader of SPUR’s place types research; and Neal Gorenflo, Executive Director of Shareable.

Program:
6:00 - 6:30: Reception, drinks and appetizers will be served. Make friends. Share cards.

6:30 - 6:40: SPUR welcome. Introduction by Neal Gorenflo, Executive Director of Shareable

6:40 - 7:15: Keynote by Richard Rothstein, author of “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America”, and Distinguished Fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, who will share research from his acclaimed book on the racist history of US housing policy.

7:15 - 7:55: Panel discussion moderated by Noni Session, Executive Director of East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative. Panelist include Chris Iglesias, Executive Director of Unity Council; Sarah Jo Szambelan, Research Manager and lead of SPUR’s place types work; and Richard Rothstein.

7:55 - 8:35: Audience Q&A then wrap up and call to action

8:35 - 9:00: Want more? Stay for breakout discussions with each speaker. Richard Rothstein will be available for book signings.

Event Location:
654 Mission St
SPUR San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

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