Community Development Week 2018

3rd Annual Community Development Week 2018

Our annual Community Development Week begins on October 15th! We’re kicking off the week with the following events:

Monday, October 15, 2018

Panel Discussion Looking Ahead to Affordable Housing Investment

We will explore how to better leverage public-private dollars to produce affordable housing. Confirmed guest speakers include:

  • Polly Donaldson, Director, DC Department of Housing & Community Development (Moderator)
  • Christopher Donald, Senior Vice President, DC Housing Finance Agency (Panelist)
  • AJ Jackson, Executive Vice President, JBG Smith (Panelist)
  • Jonathan Kayne, Director of Special Projects, Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development (Panelist)
  • Julia Moran Morton, Vice President, Affordable Housing Development, Housing Up (Panelist)

Tuesday, October 16 ,2018

Do It For the Members: CNHED Pops In!

CNHED “pops in” to the offices of some of our most hard working member organizations to show appreciation for their support throughout 2018! It’s also an opportunity for us to let the broader District of Columbia know about the good work they’re doing. Stay tuned for photos and short clips of CNHED staffers surprising the membership with loads of appreciation… and donuts! #nomnom 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Roundtable | Community Development + Intergenerational Housing 

This discussion is centered around our changing community and the important role affordable housing plays in community development through intergenerational housing. Our panel of experts will discuss the intersection of age, race & affordable housing, current developments trends, and what those trends mean for vulnerable communities. The event is hosted by Mi Casa’s Genesis Program, the District’s first intentional, intergenerational community. Confirmed guest speakers include:

  • Tara Bahrampour, Reporter focused on aging, generations and demography, Washington Post (Moderator)
  • Mary Bogle, Principal Research Associate, Urban Institute
  • Alicha R. Jones, Supervisory Social Worker, DC Child and Family Services Agency
  • Mark Dunham, Generations of Hope
  • Gail Kohn, Coordinator, Age Friendly DC
  • Abigail Suarez, Business Development Officer, Capital Impact Partners

Mi Casa's Intergenerational Housing Roundtable

Date: October 17, 2018 | Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Location: Genesis, 6925 Georgia Avenue, NW
  • *ACTIVE CNHED MEMBERS include individuals, corporate organizations or private organizations that are up-to-date in paying membership dues as of January 1, 2018. Please contact Felicia Fort at to check your membership status. Learn more about CNHED membership here:


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