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2020 Housing + Access: Rethinking the Built Environment Agenda


7:00 am – Registration opens

7:00 am – 8:30 am – Breakfast

8:15 am – Summit begins –MCs – Nora Linares-Moeller, Executive Director, HousingWorks & Emily Ryder Perlmeter, Conference Chair and Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Welcome – Emily Chenevert, Chair-Elect, Board of Directors, HousingWorks Austin

Welcome – Roy Lopez, Community Development Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Welcome – Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Judge

Welcome – Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin

8:45 am – Intro to Keynote Speaker

8:50 am – Keynote Presentation – Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America, and Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a fellow of the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and of the Haas Institute at the University of California (Berkeley).

 9:45 am – Networking Break

10:35 am – Introduction of General Session

10:45 am – General Session Conversation – Building Equitable Educational Opportunities Historically, segregation of neighborhoods and education has limited equitable access to opportunities and economic mobility. Today, the growing housing affordability crisis in the United States is affecting school closures and disrupting the quality of education. This panel will address unique policies and place-based initiatives that improve housing and educational opportunities, explore community programs that seek to close the academic achievement gap, and discuss housing and education partnerships that build more equitable outcomes.

11:45 am – Lunch

12:30 pm – Intro to Lunch Speaker

Lunch – Keynote Speaker – Calvin Gladney, LEED AP, President and CEO, Smart Growth America (Invited)

 1:20 pm – Networking Break

1:35 pm – Intro to General Session Panel

1:40 pm – General Session Conversation – Moving towards healthy communities

Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Health is shaped by a variety of factors, including the built environment, access to job

opportunities, education, and more.* From the zoning of harmful land uses to the racial divides of congested highways and access to basic needs, the physical design of communities impacts health conditions and

life expectancy. This panel will focus on solutions to move towards healthy communities, including collaborative community investment, policies to improve the social determinants of health, and innovative strategies that reshape the way we connect health to the built environment.

  • Moderator: Michael Hole M.D., MBA Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School
  • Doug Jutte, M.D, MPH, Executive Director, Build Healthy Places Network (Invited)
  • Robin Hacke, Executive Director, Center for Community Investment (Invited)

2:40 pm – Intro of Closing Session

2:45 pm – Closing Session

3:15 pm – Wrap Up – MCs – Nora Linares-Moeller, Executive Director, HousingWorks & Emily Ryder Perlmeter, Conference Chair and Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

3:30 pm Reception

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*World Health Organization definition