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YIMBYs Build Momentum at Conference 2017

Posted July 18, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

Dave Senatillaka took the 3000-mile flight from Boston to Oakland with limited expectations. He came to learn. To share. To stroll around San Francisco for day of sight-seeing. But most of all he came to wonk-out with his fellow housing
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What’s Behind DC Attacks on Veteran’s Health

Posted July 18, 2017 by Suzanne Gordon

If you want to understand what’s going on in Washington, as the Trump Administration and Congressional conservatives push the stealth privatization of the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA), check out the new documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City or read
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YIMBY’s Flock to Bay Area

Posted July 11, 2017 by

Rising Movement Holds Oakland Conference I have bad news for those who oppose new housing, support suburban sprawl, enjoy subjecting working people to long commutes, and who think preserving gas stations is more important than allowing kids to grow up
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The National Latino Leadership Vacuum

Posted July 6, 2017 by Angelo Falcón

(This was first published in the NiLP Report) In a June 20th NBC Latino op-ed, Dr. Stella M. Rose posed the question, “Who is standing up for Latinos?” As the Trump administration moves increasingly to the Right, this question resonated
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Student Loan Industry Is Creating Nation of Serfs

Posted June 29, 2017 by Binta Baxter

// // // // Most of the discussion about student debt in the United States has centered on its excessiveness, the negative impact it has on home-buying for the next generation, various refinancing schemes, and (for the grossly uninformed) how
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