May 01, 2024

Panel on 'Advancing Sustainable Development in an Era of Housing Growth' planned for May 9

Santa Barbara, Calif. (May 1, 2024) — Join Community Environmental Council, the Santa Barbara Independent and Santa Barbara City College School of Extended Learning for a thought-provoking panel discussion at CEC Environmental Hub (1219 State Street) on Thursday, May 9, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The discussion is about advancing sustainable development in an era of unprecedented housing growth. Learn more about the challenges such significant growth poses to advancing goals for sustainable development, and hear possible solutions that can inform further community discussion. This is an effort to understand the impacts and planning of nearly 15,000 housing units on the South Coast by the County of Santa Barbara and its incorporated cities over the next eight years. Register for the panel discussion.

Panelists include: 
Introduction by Dave Davis, Chair, Board of Directors, S.B. Metropolitan Transit District
Michael Chiacos, Climate Policy Director, Community Environmental Council
Rob Fredericks, Executive Director/CEO, Housing Authority of the City of S.B.
Peter Lewis, Developer/Building Industry
Ryan Cruz, News Reporter, Santa Barbara Independent
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Advancing Sustainable Development in an Era of Housing Growth Panel
Thursday, May 9, 2024
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Community Environmental Council Environmental Hub
1219 State St., Santa Barbara, 93101
Register to attend!
Save the date flyer for "Advancing Sustainable Development in an Era of Housing Growth" panel: Thursday, May 9 from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the CEC Environmental Hub at 1219 State Street in Santa Barbara