The Women United in Philanthropy (WUP) hosted another successful Education Panel on Friday, March 18, 2022.

Collaborating Towards a Better Future: Affordable Housing Advancements

WUP is excited to share this video of our educational panel discussion on affordable housing! The discussion was moderated by Alicia Lenahan, Manager, Virginia Career Works, and featured local expert panelists:

  • Sunshine Mathon – Executive Director, Piedmont Housing Alliance
  • Ravi Respeto – President & CEO, United Way of Greater Charlottesville
  • Ridge Schuyler – Dean, Community Self Sufficiency Programs, PVCC (Network2Work)
  • Janette Kawachi – Chief Partnership Officer, Habitat for Humanity

Discussion topics included:

  • What issues are we facing today
  • What does “affordable” mean in our community
  • What projects are underway to assist
  • What more is needed to change the housing landscape