Shola Olatoye

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Shola Olatoye is the chief operating officer of Eden Housing in Hayward, California. She previously served as director of housing and community development for the city of Oakland, California.

Our World Revolved Around Our Block

From when I was 10 to when I was 16, my mother and I lived in a diverse working-class neighborhood of single-family attached brownstone row houses in Waterbury, Connecticut (the […]

Community Development Field

The Challenge of Change

Just as it did at the start of the community development sector some 30 years ago, the industry finds itself facing public sector cuts and growing housing needs.