The New Pro-growth Movement

The ever widening impact of the Bay Area’s housing crisis has galvanized a new movement of civic activists around the region. These advocates have invigorated the policy space by seeking innovative solutions and approaches to housing issues. Harnessing this energy and converting it into brick and mortar outcomes is a steep challenge, even as these groups continue to grow their grassroots support and define their missions.

Join us for a discussion with representatives from some of these new organizations to hear about their priorities, the challenges they’ve faced, and their vision for the future. All these groups share a commitment to solving the region’s housing crisis but bring different perspectives and focuses to the table. We’ll discuss how these groups are moving from organizing and advocacy to actually achieving results on increasing the affordability of housing around the Bay Area.


Victoria Fierce, CaRLA (California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund)

Alex Shoor, Catalyze SV

Steve Levy, Palo Alto Forward

Michael Tsai, South Bay YIMBY

Moderator: David Meyer, Silicon Valley at Home

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May 17th
6:00PM - 7:00PM
San Jose Masonic Center