Affordable Housing PodcastAuthor: Eden Housing
23 Sep 2018

Affordable Housing Podcast

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The Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, is an audio exploration of the trends and challenges being faced by those who are committed to providing housing for low income families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.

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    Veterans First: Making the Transition from Military to Civilian Life

    Making the transition from military to civilian life can be challenging. Thankfully, there are organizations and individuals dedicated to helping to providing resources and information to help ensure the greatest success for the families of those who have served. On this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks with Todd Steffan, Coordinator of the Veterans First program at Los Positas College. Los Positas is a valued partner at Eden’s new Valor Crossing property in Dublin - which caters to vets and their families. The Veterans First program helps with career planning, understanding financial aid under the GI Bill and the VA and acts as a one-stop center for a wide range of resources.

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    For additional information on this topic, visit:
    http://www.laspositascollege.edu/veterans/veteranshub.php

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  • Posted on 20 Oct 2017

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    Make Room in Our Communities - Ending Housing Insecurity for Renters

    Housing insecurity is a critical issue for many renters. In fact, as so aptly stated in the mission statement of the new organization MAKE ROOM, the human suffering and the astronomical costs to society of the rental crisis is unimaginable. In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to Make Room's CEO, Ali Solis. MAKE ROOM is dedicated to this problem and to creating bold solutions to end housing insecurity for renters. Ali's been working on housing for the past two decades and has led successful national campaigns. She also appeared on the Affordable Housing Podcast in 2012 to discuss the federal budget's impact on affordable housing when she was Senior VP and Public Policy & Corporate Affairs Executive for Enterprise Community Partners.

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    For additional information on this topic, visit:
    http://MakeRoom.org

    http://edenhousing.org


  • Posted on 01 May 2017

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    What's Your Story? The Value of Storytelling as a Strategic Communications Tool for Non-Profit Organizations

    In 1998, Andy Goodman had a great idea and launched a company to help good causes reach more people with more impact. It was a singular mission and an audacious goal. The Goodman Center offers workshops in storytelling, presenting, strategic communications and more. In this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast brought to you by Eden Housing, host Joanne Greene speaks to founder Andy Goodman. Andy is a nationally recognized author, speaker and consultant. Along with "Storytelling as Best Practice", he is the author of "Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes" and "Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes". He also publishes a monthly journal, "Free-range Thinking", to share best practices in the field.

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    For additional information on this topic, visit:
    http://TheGoodmanCenter.com

    http://HatchForGood.org
    http://ImagineLA.org

    http://edenhousing.org


  • Posted on 28 Feb 2017

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    A Reporter's View of Bay Area Affordable Housing

    For more than a decade, Stephanie Martin Taylor has walked the streets of San Francisco and the Bay Area learning and reporting on the housing issues of our region. She’s talked with real people and heard their personal stories. Formerly an anchor and housing reporter for KQED radio and now the newly named Communications Director for the Episcopal Diocese of California. An award winning journalist based in San Francisco, Stephanie has been focused on housing and development issues. She has a graduate degree in journalism from Columbia, an undergraduate degree from Colgate and was a White House intern.

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  • Posted on 01 Feb 2017

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    "Why Housing Messages Are Backfiring" - Lessons in Strategic Communication

    Sometimes, we are frustrated by public opposition to our noble work in afforable housing and spin our wheels trying to find a way around it. Rather than discount the opposition, Enterprise Community Partners and The Frameworks Institute tackled the problem head on to find out the values behind some of the opposing views of providing affordable housing and how we can change the conversation around housing. On this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast brought to you by Eden Housing, we'll dive into which messages about affordable housing work with the public and which ones don’t.

    Joining host Joanne Greene is Tiffany Manuel, PhD, Enterprise's Vice President of Knowledge, Impact, and Strategy. Prior to joining Enterprise in 2012, Dr. Manuel served as Director of Impact & Evaluation at The FrameWorks Institute, and was a senior policy analyst at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

    RESOURCES

    The report, "'You Don't Have to Live Here' - Why Housing Messages are Backfiring and 10 Things We can Do About It":
    http://www.enterprisecommunity.org/download?fid=14407&nid=18689

    For additional information on this topic, visit:
    http://www.enterprisecommunity.com
    http://www.frameworksinstitute.org
    http://edenhousing.org


  • Posted on 19 Dec 2016

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