Community Calendar

May 16, 2015

See Oakland’s Affordable Housing – by bike!

Hosted by Community Economics See how affordable housing mitigates the effects of gentrification, enhances neighborhoods, sparks economic development, and stabilizes communities.   Green building, neighborhood-serving retail, connections to transit, child care, clinics, creative designs, supportive services, integrated into neighborhoods, and much more! A leisurely-paced bike ride of about 10 miles. The route is flat, and mostly on roads with bike lanes/sharrows. Please wear a helmet and bring water. We will view about 15 developments, including 3 visits with tours!! Plan for 3 hours. Ride…
May 16, 2015

See Oakland’s Affordable Housing – by bike!

Hosted by Community Economics See how affordable housing mitigates the effects of gentrification, enhances neighborhoods, sparks economic development, and stabilizes communities.   Green building, neighborhood-serving retail, connections to transit, child care, clinics, creative designs, supportive services, integrated into neighborhoods, and much more! A leisurely-paced bike ride of about 10 miles. The route is flat, and mostly on roads with bike lanes/sharrows. Please wear a helmet and bring water. We will view about 15 developments, including 3 visits with tours!! Plan for 3 hours. Ride…
June 23, 2015

HOUSING + HEALTH: STABLE HOMES WITH SERVICES

KEY PRESCRIPTION FOR IMPROVED HEALTH By Steven Shum, CSH   Taking advantage of health reform, Bay Area communities are integrating healthcare efforts with affordable homes to better serve the most vulnerable individuals. The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) organized May’s Brown Bag on Health and Housing – highlighting new opportunities with Medi-Cal funding for supportive housing targeted to chronically homeless individuals and frequent users of crisis services. CSH trumpeted recent developments with California’s plan to implement the Health Homes option under the Affordable Care Act and the State’s submission…