OTRS - Equality or Progress: Urban Development in the Bay Area
Chair, Literary Council, Oakland Book Festival
Rebekah Otto is the Chair of the Literary Council for the Oakland Book Festival. She lives in Oakland with her family and works in online content.
Managing Editor, East Bay Express
Sarah Burke is an art critic, culture writer, and occasional curator who lives and works in Oakland, California. She is the Managing Editor at the East Bay Express, where she reports on the East Bay’s affordability crisis, shifting demographics and social justice through the lens of the area’s dynamic arts scene. Her work has been recognized with several awards including first place honors from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia and the... Read More →
Chancellors Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley
Malo André Hutson is an academic scholar and practitioner in the areas of community development and urban sustainability/equity; racial and ethnic inequalities and urban policy (metropolitan fragmentation, segregation and health); built environment and health. He is currently an Associate Professor and the Chancellor's Professor of City and Regional Planning in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California... Read More →
founder, YIMBY Party or CaRLA
Sonja Trauss is the founder of the Bay Area Renter's Federation, a pro-housing advocacy organization that recently sued the city of Lafayette after downzoning a planned housing development.