Urban planning leaders to lead panel after screening of documentary ”Envisioning Home” April 12

On Friday, April 12, there will be a free film screening of and panel discussion on Envisioning Home: Building Hope, One Home at a Time.

Mark Joseph, associate professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities at Case Western Reserve University, will lead a panel discussion examining the positive social change that arose from the 1968-1969 tenant strike in St. Louis. Using the lessons learned in St. Louis, the panel will examine how neighborhoods have been transformed in Cleveland. Panelists will be:

  • Richard Baron, co-founder, chairman and CEO of McCormack Baron Salazar
  • Jean King, Urban Strategies Inc.
  • Jeffrey Patterson, CEO of the Cuyahoga County Metropolitan Housing Authority

The film screening, sponsored by the Cleveland State University College of Urban Affairs, will be held in Dively Auditorium beginning at 4 p.m. The panel discussion will commence at 5:45.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Taryn Gress at taryn.gress@case.edu or 216.368.5359.