Sara Shortt, Executive Director, Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco
With Sommer Mathis, Editor of CityLab, The Atlantic
Sommer Mathis is editor of CityLab. She writes about the intersection of technology and consumer habits, and lives in Washington, D.C.
Alexandra Pelosi spent a decade as an NBC News Producer. In 2000, she was assigned to cover the Bush campaign, which led to her first Emmy award-winning HBO documentary Journeys with George, which followed the future President George W. Bush on the campaign trail. Since then she has made six more films for HBO: Diary of a Political Tourist (following the 2004 presidential hopefuls); Friends of God (documenting the growing influence of evangelicals in America); The Trials of Ted Haggard (following disgraced former Pastor Ted Haggard); Right America: Feeling Wronged, (documenting the birth of the Tea Party movement); and Homeless: Motel Kids of Orange County (documenting the lives of homeless children).
Sara Shortt is the Executive Director of the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco.