Making Housing and Community Happen, a Pasadena-based nonprofit that has been committed to housing justice for over twenty years, is hosting their annual celebration both online and in person.
By News Desk
The celebration spotlights successful efforts to address the housing crisis in Pasadena and beyond. This year’s event is named “A Change is Gonna Come,” based on the song by Sam Cooke.
This year MHCH will bestow its “Housing Justice Rockstar” award to Pastor Brita Pinkston (Pasadena Foursquare Church), Ed Washatka (Pasadena Housing Justice Coalition and Pasadenans Organizing for Progress or POP!), Rick Cole (former mayor of Pasadena, also with POP!), and Margaret Muñoz (Abundant Housing). Previous recipients of the award include Allison Henry (a tenants rights activist who currently serves on the Pasadena Housing Task Force), urban planner Phil Burns, Pastor Dan Davidson, as well as city officials.
In addition, there will be videos, inspiring testimonies, and live music by vocalist Thierry Nkwansambu (Wholicare Community Missionary Church) and musician Tyrus Juan (Pasadena Church).
- Online celebration (through Zoom)
Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 7:00 pm.
Register in advance here
- In-person celebration
Sunday, December 5, 2021, 3:00 – 5:30 pm.
Hosted at Pasadena Four Square Church
174 Harkness Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106
> For more information, visit Making Housing and Community Happen.
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