Housing, Race, & Homelessness: Ending Poverty in the Bay Area

Ending poverty in the Bay Area will require innovation, partnership, and pro-active, anti-racist strategies. Join us as we come together to outline how we can build a future where everyone has a stable home that enables us to pursue our dreams, raise our families, and build the lives we want to live. In this virtual “fireside chat,” we’ll hear from a variety of voices across the movement to end poverty in the Bay Area, including former Stockton mayor and founder of End Poverty in California (EPIC) Michael Tubbs and All Home CEO Tomiquia Moss, as we explore the ways that housing instability is interconnected with racial inequality, poverty and homelessness. 

This virtual event in honor of Affordable Housing Month in May will begin with a chat with former mayor of Stockton Michael Tubbs, moderated by Tomiquia Moss, outlining his five-point platform for ending poverty in California. Then a panel discussion with representatives from broad cross-sector partners will take the conversation from principles and concepts to action items and concrete next steps. 


This program is convened by the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) and co-hosted in partnership with Silicon Valley @ Home, East Bay Housing Organizations, Housing Leadership Council, Generation Housing, the Council of Community Housing Organizations, United Way Bay Area, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI).





Speaker photos courtesy the speakers.

Image - Cathy Eberhardt

Cathy Eberhardt

Vice Chair, Oakland Mayor’s Commission on Persons with Disabilities

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Melissa Jones

Executive Director, Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative

Image - Michael Tubbs

Michael Tubbs

Founder, End Poverty in California

Image - Courtney Welch

Courtney Welch

Emeryville City Councilmember

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Tomiquia Moss

Founder and CEO, All Home