Part 1: In this episode, Katie is joined by ChangeMaker Lindsey Reames, the Executive Director of The Grand Rapids Housing Commission. With over 30 years of experience in affordable, subsidized, and public housing administration, Lindsey is a true champion of housing justice and equity. Join us as we dive into Lindsey’s inspiring journey, from her early days in housing management to her current role as a leading advocate for low-income families and individuals. Lindsey shares her insights on the importance of community engagement, collaboration, and innovation in addressing the complex challenges of affordable housing. From providing oversight and technical assistance to helping housing authorities overcome program requirements, Lindsey’s hands-on expertise has made a lasting impact on countless individuals and families. Her passion and dedication to creating a more just and equitable society serve as an inspiration to us all.
Part 2: Thank you for tuning in to the conclusion of Katie’s talk with ChangeMaker Lindsey Reames, the Executive Director of the Grand Rapids Housing Commission. Lindsey’s passion and dedication to affordable housing serve as an inspiration to us all. She reminds us that every small step we take toward creating a more just and equitable society can have a lasting impact on the lives of those around us. Lindsey leaves us with one final piece of advice: to avoid complacency in the fight for affordable housing. Despite the progress that has been made over the years, there is still much work to be done to ensure everyone has access to safe, affordable housing. So let’s take Lindsey’s advice and continue to push for change, never become complacent, and always strive for a better future for all.