A Decent Home

Wednesday, March 1, 6:30 PM
Marquee Cinema, Union South

Film screening will begin at 6:30 PM with discussion to follow.

A Decent Home is a feature length documentary film by Sara Terry that addresses urgent issues of class and economic inequity through the lives of mobile home park residents who can’t afford housing anywhere else.

Post-screening discussion facilitators:

A bald man with a gray and white mustache and beard is smiling. He wears a white pin dot button-down shirt. He stands before vibrant red and purple flowers, and the facade of a red-bricked building can be seen in the distance.Revel Sims is Assistant Professor in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture and Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program at UW–Madison. He focuses on the dynamics of urban change and the shared roles of roles property owners, financial institutions, and the state.

 

 

 

A woman is smiling at the camera. She has light brown hair cut in a shag style. She wears metallic eyeglasses in a rose tone with rectangular lenses. Her left ear showcases a small gold hoop and a stud. She wears a striped shirt in light and dark purple, as well as a black puffy vest. She stands before an outdoor landscape of light greens, yellows, and red.Olivia Williams is Executive Director of the Madison Area Community Land Trust. Olivia has been involved with MACLT since 2019, first as a board member, then as a Coordinator, and became Executive Director in 2020. Olivia has conducted research on Community Land Trusts (CLTs) since 2014, and has written a variety of articles, reports, and book chapters on community land ownership strategies. She is involved in housing policy advocacy through the Statewide Affordable Housing Action Network and Wisconsin Shared Equity Housing Network, and is on Dane County Housing Initiative’s Housing Advisory Committee.