Making the Connection: Livable Downtowns & Local Jobs

From Healthy Communities Bay Area:

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Organized by Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, San Mateo County Health System, and San Mateo County Union Community Alliance, and the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter

JOIN US to explore how the various facets of the health of our cities – economic, environmental, and social – intersect. As part of San Mateo County Affordable Housing Week, we are pleased to bring you a discussion of how vibrant downtowns can benefit local jobs, housing options, how we get around, and the health of the community. We with have a dynamic panel discussion and afterward small groups will brainstorm strategies for using the information presented to make our communities more resilient, economically, environmentally, and socially.  Free and open to the public, registration requested; refreshments provided

5:30pm – Refreshments & Networking
6:00pm – Welcome from SSF Mayor Pedro Gonzalez
6:15pm – Panel Discussion moderated by ST Mayer, San Mateo County Health System.

                Panelists: Egon Terplan, SPUR; Bill Nack, San Mateo County Building Trades Council Alliance; and  
                Ariane Hogan, Genentech.
7:30pm – Participant Discussion


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