Martin Luther King and Affordable Housing: A Community Zoom Event

15 Jan

Join us for this online event sponsored by the  Pasadena Affordable Housing Coalition  (which includes MHCH, the League of Women Voters, POP!, the NAACP and 13 other community organizations. See list below.)

When: Monday January 17 at 7 pm

Register via Zoom 

The Coalition is organizing the community to provide input to Pasadena’s Housing Element which will guide the City’s housing policy until 2029. Our speakers include:

  •  Allen Edson, President of NAACP-Pasadena will speak on Dr. King’s call for fair and affordable housing.
  •  Jill Shook, Executive Director of MHCH will spotlight community efforts to change zoning laws in support of building affordable housing on congregational land. 
  • Michelle White, Executive Director of Affordable Housing Services will speak on protecting tenants’ rights through rent control and just cause eviction. 
  • Rick Cole, will speak on the status of the City’s updated Housing Element sent to the State Housing Department. 

Coalition Members:  Abundant Housing LA, ACLU-Pasadena, ACT, Affordable Housing Services, Clergy Community Coalition (CCC), Democrats of Pasadena Foothills, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA), League of Women Voters-Pasadena, Making Housing and Community Happen (MHCH), NAACP-Pasadena, National Day Laborers Organizing Network (NDLON), Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition, Pasadena Foursquare Church, Social Justice Committee of the  Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, Pasadenans Organizing for Progress-POP!, Pasadena For All

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