RSVP for the #HousingWeNeed Forum & Cope AGM

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Join COPE on December 1st, 2019, for a day of education, workshops, and a review of COPE’s last year in Council. Together we’ll create a plan to: 

  • Build homes for the 50% of renter households who make less than $50k 

  • House every homeless person

  • Discipline the housing market! 

The hand of the market taking homes, people fighting back


9:30 - 9:45
Coffee & Croissants
9:45 - 10:05
Territorial Welcome & Opening Remarks
10:05 - 10:40
Reviewing Jean Swanson’s first year in office and addressing the big questions ahead of us, with insights from Jean and Q&A
10:40 - 11:00
Update on the City We Need campaign and Q&A
11:00 - 11:10
Coffee break
11:10 - 12:00 - Presentations on:
- So your rent is affordable, but the building is falling apart: a rent control solution for better maintenance
- One hundred thousand new housing units are coming to the Broadway corridor, but who gets to live in them?
- Density for whom? Discussing who benefits and who suffers in the luxury rental building boom
- Progressive Budget Activism with Jonathan Rosenblum, author and organizer with Kshama Sawant’s successful Seattle City Council re-election campaign
12:15 - 1:00
Breakout group discussion on each of the mini campaigns led by the presenters
1:00 - 2:00
Lunch & Sign-in for AGM
2:00 - 4:00
4:00 - 5:00
Panel discussion: Progressive Movements Around the World with Jonathan Rosenblum and others
5:00 - 7:00
Social at London Pub

The building is fully accessible, with easy elevator access. Please reach out to [email protected] with any specific accessibility concerns.


July 16, 2023 at 9:30am - 5pm


Sun Wah Centre
268 Keefer St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1X5
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Mariah Gillis ·

Will you come?

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