Organizers, resident leaders, and frontline housing staff in the state resident organizing networks in California and Washington have new tools to recruit members to join. California’s Resident United Network (RUN) and Washington’s Resident Action Project (RAP) each released videos intended to engage and excite fellow residents of affordable housing to join the network to advance housing justice in the respective states.
Click here to view the RUN (Resident United Project) video
Click here to view the RAP (resident Action Project) video
RUN is a collaboration between the Housing Trust Fund Project, Housing California, nonprofit housing providers, and nonprofit housing advocacy organizations. RUN promotes civic engagement among people historically excluded from decision-making tables to advance sound, equitable policy solutions that address affordable housing, homelessness and economic opportunity. Founded in 2014, RUN now is active in seven regions throughout the state: Bay Area, Island Empire, Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego, and the San Joaquin Valley.
RAP is a collaboration between the Housing Trust Fund Project and the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance intended to. RAP is a statewide network led by people who have experienced housing injustice organizing together to build power to change state policy through storytelling, organizing, and civic action. Founded in 2016, RAP has leaders in more than 16 cities and 12 counties across Washington state.
To learn more about RUN, go to: https://www.housingca.org/run
To learn more about RAP, go to: https://residentactionproject.org/