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From silos to system

10 June 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Venue: Scholastic’s Big Red Auditorium
130 Mercer Street
New York

This event is part of a spring 2019 series called The Housing System.


With record numbers of New Yorkers severely rent-burdened or experiencing homelessness, our housing system—from land use to design to finance to occupancy and management practices—is not producing what we need. What paradigm shift would allow us to achieve adequate housing for all?


In the final event of The Housing System series, Rosanne Haggerty, a leader in the development of data-driven solutions to homelessness, will present how New York City might design a housing system accountable for achieving adequate housing for all. She will be joined by Donald Berwick, an expert in a different field—healthcare—who has been at the forefront of bringing accountability for quality results in a highly complex sector strained by conflicting interests. Advocating healthcare as a human right, he has led efforts to implement improvement science in health systems to redesign broken processes. The two will discuss how sectors can improve and transform themselves, working beyond organizational interests to achieve quality outcomes for all.