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6400 South, University Drive Road North, Omaha, NE 68182

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Affordable Housing Solutions:
Addressing redlining, the wealth gap, and changing the narrative

Join us for an afternoon of learning and exploration of solutions in the affordable housing ecosystem, including the impact of redlining

 

Screening of Affordable Housing: The Crisis in Omaha, a documentary from Digital Moxie. 

 

Panel discussion on the reality of housing instability in Omaha

  • Stephanie Hoesing, OPS

  • Mike Hornacek, Together

  • Alicia Christensen, Together

  • Nicole Engels, City of Omaha

  • Tim Kenny, moderator

 

Addressing Redlining through Service Learning and Community Engagement initiatives at the University of Nebraska at Omaha | Terri Crawford, J.D.,  UNO Black Studies

 

Challenging the system, changing the narrative, and breaking barriers: Creating a movement in the real estate industry for Black wealth | Sara Alvarado and Tiffany Malone, Own It: Building Black Wealth

 

Solutions Only Leadership: The model to advance local reparations policies | Robin Rue Simmons, FirstRepair - Informing Local Reparations, Nationally

 

Front Porch Investments' Greenlining Fund: An opportunity to provide intentional reinvestment and direct resources to create or maintain homeownership in areas of historical disinvestment, through redlining or other disadvantages 

 

Q&A with the speakers

 

Tour of Undesign the Redline exhibit, at the UNO Weitz Community Engagement Center | An exploration of the history of structural racism and inequality from 1938 redlining maps until today, and how the community at large can come together to undesign these systems with intentionality. 

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