Monday, May 8, 2017

“Housing Issues In Marin" featuring Linda Jackson and Bob Silvestri

“Housing Issues In Marin"

Linda M. Jackson, Program Director--Aging Action Initiative
Bob Silvestri, Founder--Community Venture Partners

Price increases, affordable housing programs and concerns, limited supply . . . The issues that surround housing here in Marin are numerous and sometimes daunting. Join us on May 3 when our two very knowledgeable presenters will share their perspectives and solutions regarding the various dimensions of one of the most pressing topics in our community.

Linda M. Jackson is program director of the Aging Action Initiative. She has over 30 years of experience in strategic planning and communications working for Austin and San Rafael, the Transportation Authority of Marin, and non-profit agencies. She is a trustee with the San Rafael City Schools Board of Education, and serves on the boards of the San Rafael Public Library Foundation, League of Women Voters and Sustainable San Rafael. Linda holds an M.S., Community and Regional Planning and an M.A., Latin American Studies from U.T./Austin, and a B.A., Urban Studies from Wellesley College. After college, Linda served two years with the Peace Corps in the Andes. She and her husband live in San Rafael.

Bob Silvestri is an author, architect and former affordable housing developer, and the founder of Community Venture Partners, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. CVP facilitates community-based projects and initiatives that demonstrate the highest principles of economic, social and environmental sustainability. He is also the founder and editor in chief of, the Bay Area’s first community online news magazine, and the founder and former president of Environmental Media Fund. Bob has been active in community affairs for 20 years and has served on local city planning committees in Mill Valley. His writings include "The Best Laid Plans: Our Planning and Affordable Housing Challenges in Marin,” and “Marin 2016: Dispatches from the front.” For Bob’s full CV, please see: http://www.communityventurepartners.o...

0:00:00 Linda Jackson
0:16:46 Bob Silvestri
0:35:31 Questions and Answers

Filmed on May 3, 2017 in San Rafael, CA

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