YLS is designed to develop affordable housing advocates into community leaders. This year’s theme spotlights how access to housing is different for every community, along with a workshop by Habitat for Humanity New York City and HYP NYC.

3rd Annual Young Leadership Summit
05.07.21 | 12 PM – 3 PM EST

Guest Speakers:
Brian Kerr, Ed.D.
John Jay College, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

Karen Haycox,
Habitat NYC, Chief Executive Officer

Isis McIntosh Green
New York State Assembly, Chief Of Staff

Tais Calva-Juarez
John Jay College, Habitat for Humanity Chapter President

Nicole Leggio
John Jay College, Habitat for Humanity Chapter Treasurer

Kai Channels
Artist and Affordable Housing Advocate

Katrell Lewis
Habitat, Director of Advocacy

Ricardo Sebastián
Habitat NYC, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM: Keynote Speaker
12:15 PM – 01:00 PM: What’s Your Housing Story
01:00 PM – 01:30 PM: Available Housing Resources
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM: Beyond Site Workshop
02:30 PM – 03:00 PM: Q&A