SUPPORTING STRATEGIES FOR AFFORDABLE HOMES
RUN San Diego is part of RUN statewide that organizes residents, resident service providers, and developers to support strategies that bring more affordable homes locally and in the state of California.
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In 2013, SDHF and its partners – City Heights CDC, MAAC and Community HousingWorks – launched a campaign to educate, engage and mobilize resident leaders from affordable developments throughout the County. After completing six Resident Leader training workshops, the Resident Leaders then become advocates for housing and the other issues that most profoundly impacts the quality of life in their neighborhoods. The intent of this program is to educate and activate people throughout the county who, as residents of affordable housing, are often disengaged and dis-empowered.
We are working in sites in many of the region’s most undeserved communities, including City Heights, Southeast San Diego, Escondido and Poway to recruit and develop resident leaders through our intensive Resident Leader- Popular Education curriculum that does not stop at making people aware or informed, but facilitates their becoming engaged in key issues in order to influence policy. Graduates from the program work to engage their own networks on community issues and how as residents they can exert their voice and effect change that improves their lives.
Our past graduates have gone on to become a part of Housing California's Residents United Network (RUN). Each year, with the support of SDHF and partners, San Diego's Resident Leaders have been able to join other advocates and residents from throughout the state. The leaders who attended in the past were able to lobby to their elected representatives for important upcoming affordable housing measures. Many were then able to attend Housing California's annual conference to become more informed on key affordable housing issues.
RESIDENT UNITED NETWORK - SAN DIEGO Regional Action Committee
First Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Join us to find out about future advocacy leadership development opportunities and help build a stronger Resident United Network (RUN).
How to Participate:
Phone or video call in through Zoom.
SDHF 27th Annual Affordable Housing CONFERENCE
October 3rd and 4th, 2018
Resident United Network was well represented in multiple panel workshops and had exhibitor table of its own! We’re proud of our RUN Leaders for their contributions at the Conference.
September 2018 Regional Convening
North Santa Fe Community Center, 301 North Santa Fe Avenue, Vista, CA 92084
Residents United Network organizes residents, resident service providers, and developers to support strategies that bring more affordable homes locally and in the state of California. Join us for this special Regional Convening, to learn about what YOU can do to support more affordable homes in San Diego.
2018 Ruby Awards
The 2018 Awards will be on Thursday, May 3rd. Registration opens on Monday, March 5.