3rd Annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit “Impacting Communities with Collaborative Community Development”


Thursday, November 13, 2014


9:00 am – 4:00 pm


University of the Pacific
Grace Covell Hall 720 Presidents Drive
Stockton, CA95211


Monica Palmeira
California Coalition for Rural Housing

The San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit will bring together professionals from around the state to Stockton, California to bolster political advocacy for affordable housing in the San Joaquin Valley, to educate and empower each other on challenges and opportunities we face as a region, and to build traction for the San Joaquin Valley Housing Collaborative.

The day’s discussion will be organized around coordinating diverse aspects of community development into the concept and creation of affordable housing. Workshop topics include:

  • Cap & Trade: New State Funding for the San Joaquin Valley
  • Integrating Healthcare into Housing Communities
  • Safe Homes Together: Code Enforcement and Community Revitalization
  • Connecting the Dots: Land Use and Opportunity in the San Joaquin Valley
  • Active Design: Building Healthy Housing & Complete Streets
  • Innovative Financing Strategies to Make Affordable Housing Work

Some of the confirmed speakers include:

  • Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director, CA Department of Public Health, Office of Health Equity
  • Arsenio Mataka, Assistant Secretary for Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs
  • Susan Riggs, Deputy Secretary for Housing Policy, CA Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency
  • Shamus Roller, Executive Director, Housing California
  • Tom Collishaw, Executive Director, Self-Help Enterprises

Who should attend:

  • Local and regional government
  • Affordable housing and community development professionals
  • Advocates
  • Financial institutions
  • Education
  • Health