GCC Partner Highlight!
David Zisser from Public Advocates article ” Say It Loud: Renter’s Rights Are Civil Rights!” – featured in Shelterforce.
David Zisser is a senior staff attorney at Public Advocates, a California-based nonprofit law firm and social justice advocacy organization. He advocates for planning and development that puts low-income people first through community benefits, affordable housing and transit, and anti-displacement strategies at the local, regional, and state levels. David leads Public Advocates’ work with the 6 Wins for Social Equity Network on Plan Bay Area and regional equity, and with grassroots partners on campaigns for equitable development, affordable housing, and tenant protections in Oakland.
The article is adapted from the IGNITE! Community Pitch Fest, held at the Grounded Solutions Intersections 2017 conference on Oct. 11, 2017. Out of 20 entries and 6 finalists, audience members chose Public Advocates’ pitch as the winner.