Wednesday, June 29, 2022
This informative session will feature Black and Brown women who are working collectively to advance racial equity as an approach to governance at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Panelists will discuss HUD’s strategic initiatives focused on addressing systemic inequity perpetuated by past policies, and righting historical wrongs. The panel will explore ways the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is working to actualize its mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.
The session will highlight how the United States addressed housing during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the U.S. is striving to build an equitable way forward to plan for future pandemics.
Keynote: Secretary Fudge
Moderator: Alaina Beverley, Assistant Vice President for Urban Affairs, University of Chicago
Deputy Secretary Todman
Jenn Jones, Chief of Staff
Alanna McCargo, President of Ginnie Mae
Michele Perez, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management
Demetria McCain, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Karlo Ng, Director on Gender-based Violence Prevention
Adjoa Asamoah, Senior Advisor for Racial Equity
Jemine Byron, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Needs