The Kelsey shares key information about the newly released City of San Francisco’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for the future Disability Community Cultural Center (DCCC). Learn more about how you can apply to be the future operator of the DCC by November 23, 2022 at 3PM PST.
The Kelsey is honored to be the recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Impact Award recognizing our partnerships to support inclusive housing in San Francisco.
The Kelsey Celebrates affordable, inclusive housing in San Jose
with the Groundbreaking of The Kelsey Ayer Station. This $75M project is underway with thanks to our community, partners, and funders.
Opening Statement “Chairwoman Beatty and Ranking Member Gonzalez, and members of the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to testify today. My name is Allie Cannington, a white queer disabled jew living in Oakland, CA, who has been organizing in the cross-disability rights movement for over a decade. Currently, I am the …
The Century Foundation and Ford Foundation recently launched the Disability Economic Justice Collaborative to level the playing field regarding economic justice for people with disabilities. The Kelsey is thrilled to Join the Collaborative to advance housing access, as essential to both disability justice and economic opportunity.
On January 26th the California Strategic Growth Council announced its recommendations for Round 6 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program funding awards, and The Kelsey Civic Center project was recommended for a $20M award — a major milestone towards a fully funded project.
The Ford Foundation recently announced its first-ever program focused on advancing the rights of people with disabilities in the United States. Rebecca Cokley leads the new program as Ford’s program officer.
Monday, August 9th, 2021, Isaac interviews colleague Allie Cannington, the Manager of Advocacy and Organizing at the Kelsey and Board Member, Andraéa LaVant, President and Chief Inclusion Consultant at LaVant Consulting to celebrate Disability Pride. In this conversation, we’ll better understand how intersectional identities can shape pride, learn about barriers holding us back, and the role of allies in co-leading efforts alongside people with disabilities.