A Program by The Kelsey:
Raise the Roof: A Training Program for Leaders with Disabilities to Advance Housing
Who This Is For
U.S. based adult advocates with disabilities to learn and become more effective in changing housing policy, early career professionals that would like to build credentials in housing, or others who are curious about how housing gets built. This program will cover the 6 modules listed below via Zoom (video conference), our welcome meeting is scheduled for August 19, 2020 and a closing celebration on
November 18, 2020. Application deadline is July 26, 2020 at 11:59pm.
No previous housing knowledge is necessary.
What You’ll Learn
Housing is Healthcare
Date: Aug. 26, 2020
- Health Outcomes and Housing
- Home Based Settings and Services
Housing is Access and Design
Date: Sept. 9, 2020
- Universal Design
- ADA Requirements
Housing is Money
Date: Sept. 23, 2020
- Affordable Housing Finance 101
- The Role of Developers
Housing is Policy
Date: Oct. 7 2020
- Zoning and Land Use
- Funding and Budget Priorities
Housing is Social Justice
Date: Oct. 21, 2020
- Learning from Our Past
- Racial and Economic Justice
Housing is Advocacy
Date: Nov. 4, 2020
- Strategic Storytelling
- Platforms for Change
Why We’re Doing This
Train and Cultivate people with disabilities to be informed, effective voices and leaders in housing development and advocacy.
Build a Talent Pool for the housing industry to have a pipeline of disabled people for staff,
board members, and pro-housing community members.
Create Free, Accessible Content that can be used by other organizations to increase the supply of affordable, accessible, and inclusive housing.
INTERESTED IN APPLYING? SIGN UP HERE
WANT TO BE A MENTOR? SIGN UP HERE
HAVE QUESTIONS? EMAIL US AT RAISETHEROOF@THEKELSEY.ORG