**This program is hosted by our partner, Funders Together to End Homelessness, who has extended an invitation to PNY members. Space is limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis.**
Across the country, communities are working to end homelessness and address housing challenges by shifting policy to transform systems. In order to do that and achieve housing justice, strong political and public will must be built. However, gaining support requires compelling and values-based messaging to make the case. We have heard over and over that we need to “shift the narrative.” But, what does that really mean and what messages work? Join us on October 13th for a look at the landscape of current research and examples of projects that funders are supporting across the country. We’ll highlight findings from the research, opportunities for philanthropy to take strong narratives and messaging and turn it into action, and how to address capacity needs to implement effective messaging for housing justice.
- Narrative change related to housing and homelessness
- The landscape of this narrative and messaging space
- How funders are engaging in narrative and messaging projects of their own
- Sarah Armour-Jones, Director of Communications, Melville Charitable Trust
- Ruby Bolaria-Shifrin, Director, Housing Affordability, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
- Jeanne Fekade-Sellassie, Project Director, Funders for Housing and Opportunity
- Amy Kenyon, Senior Program Officer, Cities and States, Ford Foundation
- Susan Thomas, President, Melville Charitable Trust
- Dr. Tiffany Manuel (Moderator), President and CEO, TheCaseMade
All interested funders.
Registration is required by October 12th.
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