Monday, March 19, 2018
8:30 am - 11:00 am

The Lyceum
227 Lawrence St
Hartford, CT 06106
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We live in an age of big data. The proliferation of housing-related data provides new opportunities to explore why housing matters. Effectively synthesizing and translating results in a meaningful way can be challenging. This IForum will address why messages supporting affordable housing expansion often backfire and how we can make simple changes to avoid these common pitfalls. Additionally, a panel of data practitioners from across Connecticut will provide an interactive review of how to access and leverage data to effectively expand support for a range of housing issues. Using live polling, the panel will explore how to locate these data and share best practices when using data for housing advocacy.

Keynote Speaker

Tiffany Manuel
Vice President of Knowledge, Impact and Strategy
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Manuel’s work focuses on the collection and dissemination of data to help build the capacity of organizations to conduct cutting-edge research and inform decision making in the affordable housing industry. She will share evidence-based messaging recommendations that can be used to advance a strong affordable housing and community development agenda.

Expert Panel

Michelle Riordan-Nold
Executive Director, Connecticut Data Collaborative

Annie Scully
Research Analyst/Community Outreach Coordinator, United Way of Connecticut

Keely Stater
Director of Research and Industry Intelligence
Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation

Register early as seats are limited.

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