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Vulnerable Communities Speakers Panel Hosted by California Lutheran University and the American Planning Association’s Central Coast Section

Event Date: 
November 12, 2020

APA-CLU Host Event focused on Vulnerable Communities

Who are our region’s most vulnerable community members? What are their needs? What are our agencies, nonprofits, and other organizations doing to help the most vulnerable sectors of our community?

California Lutheran University and the American Planning Association’s Central Coast Section will host a moderated panel discussion with special guests to learn about what we are doing and what more needs to be done to support our most vulnerable communities in Ventura County and elsewhere.

Following the speaker portion of the event, attendees will be encouraged to remain for an optional networking session for attendees to split into virtual breakout rooms to discuss the perspectives provided by the evening’s panelists and meet fellow attendees.

Guest Panelists

  • Jamshid Damooei, Ph.D., Professor and Director at California Lutheran University’s Center for Economics of Social Issues
  • Melissa Livingston, Agency Director for the Ventura County Human Services Agency
  • Vanessa Bechtel, President & CEO of the Ventura County Community Foundation

Speaker Bio's (PDF)

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