Rebuilding Wealth Through Homeownership – Oakland

  • May 16, 2016 at 8:30 am
  • 3301 E. 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601
  • Completed
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The Two Hundred hosted a series of conferences from 2016-2017 titled Rebuilding Wealth Through Homeownership. The purpose of these conferences was to have an educational discussion on the current policy and economic factors affecting homeownership for low income communities of color and the methods and strategies need to employ to address this serious problem. There was no charge for participating in the conference and lunch was provided.

 

Welcoming remarks by Annie Campbell-Washington, Vice Mayor, City of Oakland

Panelists included:

  • Lynette Gibson McElhaney, President, Oakland City Council
  • Roseann Torres, School Board Member, Oakland Unified School District
  • Adhi Nagraj, Director Northern California, Bridge Housing
  • Jennifer Hernandez, Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Gregory R. McConnell, Executive Director, Jobs and Housing Coalition
  • Zachary Murray, Economic Equity Manager, Greenlining Institute
  • Carol Galante, Faculty Director of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation, UC Berkeley
  • Marietta Nunez, V.P. Federal Home Loan Bank
  • Claudia Cappio, Assistant City Administrator, City of Oakland
  • Alan Dones, Managing Partner & CEO, SUDA, LLC
  • Matt Regan, Senior V.P. Public Policy Bay Area Council Housing Committee

Moderators included:

  • Don Perata, former President, California State Sentate
  • Joe Coto, former Chair, California Latino Legislative Caucus
  • Herman Gallegos, Founder, National Council of La Raza
  • John Gamboa, Presidents, California Community Builders
  • Robert Apodaca, CEO, ZeZen Advisors
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