David Zisser

David Zisser
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David Zisser is a senior staff attorney at Public Advocates, a California-based nonprofit law firm and social justice advocacy organization. He advocates for planning and development that puts low-income people first through community benefits, affordable housing and transit, and anti-displacement strategies at the local, regional, and state levels. David leads Public Advocates’ work with the 6 Wins for Social Equity Network on Plan Bay Area and regional equity, and with grassroots partners on campaigns for equitable development, affordable housing, and tenant protections in Oakland.
sign defining "gentrification"

Say It Loud: Renters’ Rights are Civil Rights!

Private developers and public agencies are finally investing in neighborhoods near transit and jobs—where many low-income communities of color have lived for generations—and as a result, are being pushed out just as resources in their neighborhoods are increasing.