Equitable Resiliency in New York City:
How rising flood insurance costs are threatening housing affordability in NYC’s flood prone neighborhoods
Join the Center for NYC Neighborhoods and New York Law School’s Impact Center for Public Interest Law at 185 West Broadway on Thursday, September 18th, 2014 for an afternoon exploring the intersection of housing and resiliency.
The main event runs from 3pm to 5pm with a reception to follow. Come early at 2pm for demos of other social good technology solutions.
We’ll be releasing a report with research on, and stories from, New York City’s vulnerable coastal communities. We’re convening a panel of experts to discuss the challenges raised in the report.
Keynote Speaker: Jamie Rubin, Director of the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery
Jessica Yager, Policy Director, NYU Furman Center
Ya-Ting Liu, Director, New York City Sustainability Program, New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund
Susannah Dyen, ALIGN Organizer & Coordinator of Alliance for a Just Rebuilding
Marnie Webb, CEO, Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup Global
Katherine Greig, Senior Policy Advisor, NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency
We’ll also be launching a website for homeowners with information on how flood insurance changes may impact them–and we’ll showcase demos of other social good technology solutions from other organizations. It’s a packed agenda!
Support for this event is generously provided by:
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, contact Sarah.Kate.Wagner@cnycn.org.