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Housing and Affordability Panel Discussion

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Broward County Library hosts a panel discussion on housing and affordability with Dr. Linda Parker, Lisa A. Vecchi, and Kathleen Cannon as part of their Scholar Speakers Series. This panel is a discussion of the challenges surrounding affordable housing, homelessness, and housing disparities by examination of the history and ethics of housing policy, the role of the humanities in shaping public discourse around housing, and the impact of housing insecurity on vulnerable populations. Dr. Linda Parker is the President/CEO of Women in Distress. She has over 20 years of experience in higher education and holds active memberships in various organizations. Lisa A. Vecchi, MBA, is an accomplished leader in affordable housing. With an Executive MBA from FIU, she transformed Broward Housing Solutions. Kathleen Cannon is the President/CEO of United Way Broward with 25+ years of nonprofit leadership. She holds a BA in psychology from Moravian University and an MSW from FIU.

Registration is suggested but not required to attend. Attendees who complete a survey will be entered into a giveaway. Must be present to win. Funding for this speaker series is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Broward Public Library Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

April 3 @ 6:00 pm -
April 3 @ 7:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Linda Parker, President/CEO, Women in Distress Lisa A. Vecchi, Broward Housing Solutions Kathleen Cannon, President/CEO, United Way Broward
Event Fee:
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Event Registration Link:
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Event Contact:

Loria Tillman

Event Venue:

West Regional Library
8601 W. Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33324 United States
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Venue Phone:
(954) 765-1573

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