This educational workshop for faith-based organizations will cover the fundamentals of real estate use, adaptation and development in New York City. Expert panelists will describe the possibilities, process, players, risks, resources and policy goals associated with the physical assets of communities of faith. This event is a collaboration between the Cultural Facilities Committee of AIANY and Bricks & Mortals.
Bricks and Mortals is a grassroots membership organization comprised of individuals and organizations from faith-based institutions and the development sector that provides resources, connections and trainings in order to empower congregations in NYC to maximize and monetize their real property to support mission, benefit the community and continue their good work.
Taylor Aikin, AIA LEED GA, Associate Partner at MBB Architects, Board Member at Bricks & Mortals, Program Director for AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee
Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper, Senior Minister at Judson Memorial Church, Board Co-Chair at Bricks & Mortals
Jason Labate, Partner at Goldstein Hall attorneys, Board Co-Chair at Bricks & Mortals
Kate Toth, Executive Director at Bricks & Mortals
Matthew Dunbar, Vice President for External Affairs at Habitat for Humanity, Facilitator of the Manhattan Borough President’s “Land Use and Zoning Action Guide for Religious Facilities”, Leadership Committee Member at Bricks & Mortals