Landsverk to Speak at Housing Forum

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) is excited to partner with Minnesota Housing, Northwest Minnesota Foundation and Headwaters Regional Development Commission (HRDC) to host the Northwest Minnesota Regional Housing Forum.

The event will be offered via Zoom on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 9:00AM to Noon.

This forum is a three-hour interactive virtual event where participants will be able to network with partner organizations and learn and discuss solutions for current local housing issues.

The agenda includes three panel discussions: (1) Setting the Stage, Racial Equity And the Housing Needs of Our Diverse Communities; (2) Policy and Resource Updates; and (3) Innovative Projects and Building Models in NW Minnesota. Time is built into the agenda for breakout conversations and questions.

Panel 1 Facilitator is Cory Boushee, Program Officer for Northwest Minnesota Foundation. Panelists include: Mary Riegert-Soyring, Continuum of Care Coordinator for Minnesota Tribal Collaborative; Michelle Landsverk, President of Landsverk and Associates; Abdirsirak Duale, Director of New American Integration Center, and Jennifer Greenleaf, Family Services Lead for Northwest Indian Community Development Center.

Other panelists include:  Alyssa Wetzel-Moore, Community Development Director, Minnesota Housing; Elizabeth Glidden, Deputy Executive Director and Director of Policy for Minnesota Housing Partnership; Mike Monson, Single Family Housing Program Director, Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Irene Ruiz-Breseno, Emerging Developer Program Manager, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund; Eric Muschler, Director of Housing and Health Equity, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund; Sarah Wilcox, Development Specialist Headwaters Regional Development Commission; and Todd Peterson, Community Development Coordinator, City of Roseau.

For more information, or to register, visit the Greater Minnesota Housing Fund website.


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