June 23, 2015

Housing + Education

Housing & Education Policy Breakfast NPH member Eden Housing, our subregional partner Housing Trust Silicon Valley and Microsoft hosted a Housing & Education Policy Breakfast in May. Featured speakers Deb McKoy from UC Berkeley Center for Cities and Schools, Muhammed Chaudhry from Silicon Valley Education Foundation, Chris Funk from East Side Union High School, Jennifer Peck from Partnership for Children and Youth, Sunne McPeak from California Emerging Technology Fund and Linda Mandolini, President of Eden Housing, focused on housing as a key input to education outcomes. Deb shared that…
January 26, 2016

PCY HousEd Summit

Partnership for Children and Youth's 2016 HousEd Summit gives service providers, coordinators, directors, community-based organizations and agencies the tools they need to create high-quality expanded learning services for children and youth living in public and affordable housing.
May 2, 2016

Amie Fishman in The Mercury News: Bay Area school districts struggling to retain teachers amid housing crisis

NPH Executive Director Amie Fishman was featured in this Mercury News article,  discussing the links between ‪affordable housing‬ and education, as Bay Area schools struggle to retain teachers due to high housing costs.   “We’ve had an ongoing affordable housing crisis in the Bay Area, and now we’re at a critical level where we’re seeing that teachers and other core professionals are not going to be able to live in the community,” said Amie Fishman.   Valerie Lines, an elementary teacher, also discussed the importance of…
November 6, 2016

Michael Lane in the SF Gate “The Crisis is Now”

“The crisis is now,” Lane said in an interview. “Voters are wanting the county to address it with bold action.