Portland Events: Housing-themed slam and panel
The pro-housing YIMBYtown Conference is just around the corner, and for those in the Portland area, good news! His two evenings will be open to the public and you won’t want to miss them.
Public Testimony: Housing Advocates Make Their Voices Heard at Story Slam
A Moth-style storytelling event featuring a wide range of tales about finding and defining home.
Monday, April 11, 7:30-9:00 p.m. PT: Stage 722 (Morrison Market, 722 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR)*NOTE: Those registered for the full YIMBYtown conference do not need to purchase separate tickets for these evening events. They are included in your conference registration.
How do we get home? Abundant housing for a sustainable and equitable future
The conference closing keynote will focus on the intersections of housing abundance, climate, homelessness and racial justice, hosted by Oregon Public Broadcasting. David Miller and with the panelists:
- Demsas of Jerusalempolitical reporter for The Atlantic (formerly of Vox)
- Rukaiyah AdamsBoard Chair, Albina Vision Trust
- Sam Diazexecutive director of 1000 Friends of Oregon
- Marisa Zapata, PhDDirector of the Portland State University Homelessness Research and Action Collective and Associate Professor of Land Use Planning
Wednesday, April 13, 7:30-9:00 p.m. PT, Revolution Hall (1300 SE Stark St, Portland, OR)*NOTE: Those registered for the full YIMBYtown conference do not need to purchase separate tickets for these evening events. They are included in your conference registration.
Both events will feature food and drink available to buy from vendors on site from 6 p.m. Arrive early, enjoy a bite to eat and meet others from near and far who are working to advance abundant housing in our communities. We’ll see each other there!
For any questions, contact [email protected].
For more information on the YIMBYtown 2022 conference, taking place April 11-13 at Portland State University, see yimby.ville. Hosted by Sightline Institute, Portland: Neighbors Welcome, and Portland State University, this will be the fourth gathering of community leaders, organizers, planners, policymakers, educators, housing providers, and anyone interested in ” Yes in my back yard” (YIMBY). share resources and strategies to build more affordable, sustainable and equitable communities. Find YIMBYtown on Twitter and Facebook.