November 3, 2021

The CoHo Connection – November 3, 2021


Hey there, Houser!


SAVE THE DATE – December 2nd, we’re hosting an in-person winter social. More details to come, but you can reserve your spot at this link


Happy November, Housers! As you can see from the above, we have a new social event for you. This time, it’s in-person!


Below you’ll find updates and information for the month of November + tons of job opportunities.


Thank you for joining our Fireside Chat with Cory Wolbach! If you want to re-watch or in case you missed it, check out the recording here.


Get That Gig!

Destination: Home is growing their team and seeking candidates to help end & prevent homelessness and hiring for multiple roles including: Lived Experience Coordinator, Development Associate/Specialist and Communications Specialist. Learn more Destination: Home’s site


Join the Housing Trust Team! Housing Trust is looking for exceptional people who believe that safe, stable affordable housing opens the door to better living for everyone. The Housing Trust believes that employees are our greatest assets and our goal is to create a rewarding workplace where they can contribute in meaningful ways and are given a path for advancement and success. Housing Trust offers competitive compensation and generous benefits. Check out job opportunities by clicking here.


Van Meter Williams Pollack is an award-winning multi-disciplinary architecture and urban design firm with offices in San Francisco, Denver, and Minneapolis. Their architectural work focuses on community development including mixed-use, multi-family, and affordable housing projects. They are seeking dynamic individuals with well–rounded experience, who are committed to design and the environment. View job postings here.

Makin’ Moves

We’re excited and sending congratulations to our CoHo Working Group taking on new roles! Ingrid Granados is being promoted from the Community Engagement Specialist to Initiatives Officer with Destination: Home. She’s excited to join the initiatives team to help carry out the important work of the community plan to end and prevent homelessness.


We’re sad to see our CoHo working group member, Dixie Lira-Baus leave our working group. We greatly appreciate and thank her for her contributions to our CoHo events!


Join The Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley’s Sisterhood Brunch is their signature-annual event celebrating excellence in Latina leadership and civic engagement in Silicon Valley and beyond! The Sisterhood Brunch will be held virtually on Sunday, November 14 at 11 am. Learn more and register here for the Sisterhood Brunch!


San Jose State University is holding their inaugural Transforming Communities: A Movement to Racial Justice series of events to transform communities and build collective power in the movement toward equity and racial justice. Events are ongoing from now until November 13th. You can find the list of events here.

SV@Home Legislative & Budget Update

Join SV@Home on November 19th at 12 pm for a conversation about what happened in the legislature in 2021 and what’s ahead in the new year! While they work locally to produce new homes, preserve existing affordable homes, and protect renters, the SV@Home Action Fund also works at the state level to pass legislation to help address our housing needs. We’ll be joined by their lobbyist Graciella Castillo-Krings of Sacramento Advocates. Read Graciela’s bio here.


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