The San Gabriel Valley Consortium on Homelessness is hosting a timely panel at our next meeting Wednesday, July 8th at 9am entitled Racism in Housing and Homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley
Confirmed panelists include:
Ryan Parker, LAHSA’s new Directory of Equity, who will speak on the racial disparities in homelessness in Los Angeles County
Thomas Allison, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of La Verne and President of the ULV Black Alumni Affinity Group, who will speak about the history of racism rooted in housing policies in suburbia, especially in the San Gabriel Valley
Rolando Lumbsden, Life Skills Specialist, Volunteers of America-Pomona office, a boots on the ground provider who will tell the stories of clients as they searched for and were denied housing.