Tuesday, March 13
Prepare for Your Congressional Visit
Become a pro in rental housing advocacy by learning the Who's and How's of grassroots advocacy from renowned advocacy expert, Bradford Fitch. Whether you're a first timer or a seasoned attendee, Brad and other experts will prepare you for your Congressional visit and arm you with meaningful tools to take to the Hill as well as back home.
Issues Briefing & Orientation
Learn the Issues
NAA's lobbyists and issue experts take a deep dive into the issues currently facing the rental housing industry, making even the most nuanced policy issues digestible for all attendees. You will be seated by region in order to hone your newly minted advocacy skills. You will leave with the tools and confidence to convey how potential federal legislation stands to impact you and the industry.
Keynote Speaker: Henry Cisneros
Co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force, former HUD Secretary and housing innovator, Henry Cisneros, is a testament to American leadership, diversity and community building. His vision of a strong, resilient society starts with fair housing and stretches beyond race and class.
Cisneros' books include Latinos and the Nation’s Future, Interwoven Destinies, and Urban Real Estate Investment: A New Era of Opportunity. Recipient of the Habitat for Humanity Visionary Award, He was inducted into the National Association of Homebuilders' "Builders Hall of Fame." The former President and COO of Univision and the co-founder of Latino Donor Collaborative, he serves on the advisory boards of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Broad Foundation and the National Hispanic University, and has appeared on Fox, The Charlie Rose Show and CNBC.