Affordable Housing Advocacy Workshop

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Turn your passion for affordable housing into local action.

Some of the most impactful affordable housing policies are legislated right here in your community. This workshop will help you grow your grassroots advocacy skills so that you can be a confident advocate for affordable housing progress. Whether you are offering a public comment in front of City Council in City Hall or talking with your neighbor in your driveway, this workshop will help you connect your personal voice to the facts of affordable housing.

All skill levels are welcome. Whether you are new to grassroots advocacy or a seasoned pro, this workshop is an opportunity to connect with other affordable housing advocates in your community.

Instructor Maggie Rich is HRB’s public policy specialist. They lead advocacy strategy for HRB, setting policy priorities and consulting with community stakeholders and city officials to create a supportive environment for affordable housing. Most recently they managed external affairs for IslandWood, helping to secure innovative environmental science funding across Washington state. Maggie represents HRB on the Northwest Community Land Coalition, serves on Bremerton’s Planning Commission, and is a board member of Q Youth Resources.