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Forum on SF gentrification Nov. 18 at I-Hotel

/ 12:46 AM November 14, 2017

Many Filipino residents of San Francisco are threatened by rising rents and home prices. FCDC

SAN FRANCISCO — The Filipino Community Development Corporation is holding a forum on “Gentrification: Organizing and Protecting Our Neighborhoods.”

The forum will be held at the I-Hotel at 868 Kearny Street in San Francisco from 1 p.m.to 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  The keynote speaker is Assemblyman Rob Bonta who will be discussing recent State legislation on affordable housing.  There will be three panel discussions as follows:

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Panel 1          Victims of Gentrification         Tony Robles

Panel 2          Organizers/Advocates            Angelica Cortez

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Panel 3          Policy Makers                         Danny Gonzales

FCDC will also present the results of their housing survey of the Filipino community in South of Market. For more information, call: 510 993-6731 or visit our website at www.filipinocdc.org.  The Forum is open to the public.

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