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Lynn Lewis

Lynn Lewis is a founding board member of the E Harlem/El Barrio Community Land Trust as well as a board member of the Cooper Square Community Land Trust.  She is the founding Executive Director and former civil rights organizer of Picture the Homeless (PTH) and her leadership was instrumental in developing Picture the Homelessness’s organizing methodology and through that process, helping to build one of the only grassroots organizations led by homeless folks in the U.S. for 17 years. While ED of PTH she was part of the formation of the New York City Community Land Initiative, serving on the original Steering Committee of what evolved into the current Board of Directors and co-chaired the workgroup on establishing a city wide Community Land Trust. 

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, July 28