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Local and national experts hold a discussion about resilience strategies and how those strategies can shape our affordable housing system. Join us for this half-day event that explores municipalities' responses to acute disasters like Hurricane Harvey and approaches to long-term resilience planning.

Event co-hosted by LISC and Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Event sponsored by JP Morgan Chase & Co.


Panel One: Post-Harvey, Learning from a Disaster
Panel Two: Resilience and Housing and Long-Term Planning


Marissa Aho, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Los Angeles
Jeff Hebert, Vice President for Adaptation & Resilience, The Water Institute of the Gulf
Elaine Morales, Design Manager, BuildingcommunityWORKSHOP
Heather Muller, Senior Program Manager, CSH
Earthea Nance, Texas Southern University
Kathy Flanagan Payton, President, Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
Susan Rogers, Director, University of Houston Community Design Resource Center

Parking is available at Ripley House on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking is also possible on neighborhood streets. The venue is also served by METRO, with a short walk to the venue. Attendees can use bus routes 80 on Lockwood Blvd. or 20 along Canal St. then walk to Navigation.