Among the many issues the pandemic has spotlighted, affordable housing and growing evictions have risen to the forefront. The housing crisis nationwide is multifaceted. Recently we had the opportunity to learn more about critical housing issues in Kansas City and ways we might assist and protect tenants during these times.
If you missed our Uprooting Racism: The Housing Crisis panel, you can watch the full recording below. Thanks to the panelists: Jim MacDonald, Chief Community Investment Officer, United Way of Greater KC, Rachel North, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Western Missouri; John Wood, Assistant City Manager/Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department, City of Kansas City, who shared their knowledge of the situation and what we might do to help. Stay tuned for more opportunities to both learn more and make a difference in our city and world.