• Wednesday, August 04, 2021 at 10:00 AM
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    Coffee with Brian Barth

    Please join us for coffee with Brian Barth
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    About this event

    Brian J. Barth is a journalist in southern Appalachia. His work appears in publications such as the New Yorker, Slate, Washington Post, Walrus, Guardian, National Geographic, Mother Jones, Pacific Standard, Nautilus and City Lab. Barth was awarded the 2017 Bradford Williams Medal for his article "Let's Beat It."

    We will be discussing his article, "Homeless in the Shadow of Apple’s $5 Billion Campus"

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  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 06:00 PM

    Housing Element Speaker Series

    Join Palo Alto Forward board member, Robert Chun for a monthly speaker series to learn about what the Housing Element is, why it matters regionally, what makes Palo Alto so hard to build affordable housing in, and what's happening across the state.

    August 17th at 6pm: What is the Housing Element? with City of Seaside City Council Member and Policy Director at YIMBY Law

    September 17th at 6pm: What about the lawsuits across the state? with Chris Elmendorf, UC Davis Law Professor

    October 17th at 6pm: Why does it matter regionally? with Antonio Lopez, City Council Member in the City of East Palo Alto

    November 17th at 6pm: Why is Palo Alto so expensive to build affordable housing in? with TBA



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