California Policy Summit 2018

California Policy Summit 2018

Laura Foote Clark


Speaker's Biography

Laura Foote Clark

Executive Director, YIMBY Action


Laura Foote Clark is executive director of YIMBY Action, a non-profit dedicated to ending the Bay Area’s housing crisis by advocating for more home-building. She lived in Washington, DC, New York City, and Chicago before moving to San Francisco in 2014. She held a variety of transient jobs, from barista to sales, before founding a pro-housing advocacy nonprofit in 2015 in a fit of rage after a Noe Valley neighbor tried to block a single family home from becoming a two-unit building. Since then, she’s been involved in San Francisco’s housing politics, kick starting the YIMBY movement with Sonja Trauss and advocating throughout the region and state to push pro-housing laws.

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