Liz Ogbu, inspiring new voice for social innovation, to keynote November Statewide Housing Conference

This year's conference on November 13-14, 2018 will feature keynote speaker Liz Ogbu, a designer, urbanist, and social innovator who collaborates with communities to leverage the power of design to catalyze sustained social impact. Ogbu has taught at California College of the Arts, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. She has also been chosen as a TED speaker, one of Public Interest Design’s Top 100, and an Aspen Ideas Scholar. Her keynote speech will focus on how to emphasize the lived experience of people at the heart of housing issues and explore how we can achieve a more sustainable, inclusive, and healed future.

The conference will also feature national policy experts and DC insiders Stockton Williams of the National Council of State Housing Agencies and David Lipsetz of the Housing Assistance Council, who will share their assessments of the results of the midterm elections on November 6 and will discuss the likely impact on the housing landscape.