Innovative Cities Lecture – SEWRPC’s Regional Housing Study: a Housing Advocate’s Perspective

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 345

Kori Schneider Peragine, Program Manager of the Inclusive Communities Program at the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council will be delivering a lecture titled: SEWRPC’s Regional Housing Study: a Housing Advocate’s Perspective. The lecture will discuss SEWRPC's updated regional housing plan, describe the Housing Study draft's scope and recommendations, and highlight the plan's implementation potential and reality.

The lecture will last approximately 1 hour, with 15 minutes reserved for questions afterward.

An RSVP to peter559@uwm.edu is kindly requested, but not required.

About Kori Schneider Peragine:
Ms. Schneider Peragine is the Program Manager of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council’s (MMFHC) Inclusive Communities Program. She has been employed with MMFHC since 1998. She has a Masters Degree of Urban Planning and a Masters Degree of Architecture from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (May 1997). Ms. Schneider Peragine’s knowledge of local, state and federal housing policies, their effects on regional housing markets, and resulting racial and economic disparities has assisted her in developing HUD-mandated fair housing plans for seven Wisconsin entitlement communities and Memphis, TN. Additionally, her collaboration with several Milwaukee area social justice organizations has led to a recent HUD Fair Housing Complaint against Waukesha County, Wisconsin. She resides in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood with her expanding family of almost five and when she is not pregnant enjoys sushi, beer and wine.

Students, staff, faculty, and friends of the University are all invited to attend. APA members who are AICP certified and attend any Innovative Cities lecture will receive 1 AICP Certificate Maintenance (CM) credit. A pizza lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Need Parking?
Please visit http://www4.uwm.edu/parking/visitors/campus_first_timers.cfm.
Pizza lunch and refreshments are provided.

Transit Information:
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee area is in a walkable, bike-able, urban neighborhood that is served by several transit lines, including the Milwaukee County Transit System, Badger Bus, and Wisconsin Coach Lines. Please consider utilizing public transit to get to UWM and avoid the hassle of parking.

Questions, comments?
Please contact Brian Peterson, Department of Urban Planning Project Assistant at peter559@uwm.edu.