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DC's Housing Affordability Crisis: Solutions - Thursday, April 20

Updated: Apr 19, 2023

Join your fellow Ward 6 Dems for the final session in our housing affordability series, a panel focused on solutions to DC's housing affordability crisis.

Date: Thursday, April 20

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Meeting Room, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (901 G Street NW)

The panel will take about an hour and will be followed by a happy hour at Urban Roast (916 G Street NW), where participants can continue the conversation in a more informal setting.

Panelists include:

  • Alex Baca (DC Policy Director, Greater Greater Washington)

  • Leonard Edwards (Advocate, Bread for the City)

  • Will Merrifield (Founder and Executive Director, The Center for Social Housing)

  • Sheila Reid (Owner, Avanti Real Estate Services)

  • Moderator: Jamal Holtz (President, DC Young Dems)

The series has been a joint project of the Young Dems of Ward 2 and Young Dems of Ward 6 committees.

The first session, a panel on the causes of DC's housing affordability challenges, was held in Ward 6 in January. You can view the recording here.

The second session, a virtual fireside chat with new DC Council Committee on Housing chair, Councilmember Robert White, was held in March. You can view the recording here.

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