Video & Audio Clips
Structural Racism Within the Housing Domain: Building Grounds for Hope
Salin Geevarghese joins Rev. Dr. Craig Uffman to discuss obstacles that are impeding our dream of truly becoming the diverse and inclusive society that values equal opportunities for all. This is Part II of a conversation focused on how our spatial inequality in the places where we live must be addressed.
Understanding Racial Inequities in the Housing Domain
Rev. Dr. Craig Uffman interviews Salin about our legacy of structural racism and the pursuit of equity, justice and opportunity, with a focus on how housing and land use policies have been used to segregate us based on hierarchies of human value. This is Part I of a conversation focused on how our spatial inequality in the places where we live must be addressed.
Bending the Arc
Salin joins Dr. Mark Joseph to share lessons learned from the Obama Administration on place-based strategies and the implications for the new Biden-Harris Administration. We discuss lessons learned about advancing place-based efforts in a more cross-silo, cross-sector and cross-jurisdictional way. Salin also shares his perspectives, as an Indian-American, about advancing racial equity in the U.S.
Finding Hope in the Face of Racism
Rev. Dr. Craig Uffman interviews his guest Salin Geevarghese, one of world’s foremost experts in the art of reconciling opposing groups in the pursuit of spatial justice. They discuss how Craig falling in love with an amazing woman was the catalyst that made the podcast possible, how Salin’s father immigrated to the United States from India, and much more.
The Urgency of State and Local Policymaking Going Forward
Salin Geevarghese moderates a panel of distinguished state and local elected officials at the 2020 Policy Summit of the Council on Foundations, discussing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the prospects for bipartisan problem solving.
The Mentorship Way
This conversation between philanthropic and social change leaders at the 2020 SECF Annual Conference brings the value of mentorship to life, with stories and tributes to key influencers who paved the way for new voices in the field to take their place.
A 360-Degree Look at Growing Small Business in a COVID-19 World
Advantage Capital convenes a conversation among experts to discuss the future growth of small business in a COVID-19 world. Salin Geevarghese, President & CEO of SGG Insight, joins others and speaks to how businesses should engage the public sector.
Multi-Speed Recovery: Next Steps in the U.S. Coronavirus Response
A conversation with former mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu and Salin Geevarghese, former Deputy Assistant Secretary at HUD, discussing how U.S. policymakers and local officials are addressing the specific needs of their constituents and what they are learning in the process.
Stories of a City Where Every Person Thrives
SGG Insight’s Salin Geevarghese joins Becky Crump for a conversation about how our cities can confront its “unfinished business” so everyone can reach their aspirations and thrive.
Three Generations of Dreamers, Chasing Dreams with Aimee J
Salin & his son Sanjay join Aimee J for a conversation about serving in the Obama Administration, the influences of parents and family, and a special gift to his father.
Change Makers! The Lupton Center hosts a conversation with Salin Geevarghese
Donell Woodson speaks with Salin Geevarghese about his time as a senior leader in the Obama Administration, exploring the topics of equity, inclusion, justice and opportunity.
The Case for Mixed-Income Housing, Purpose Built Conference
SGG Insight’s Salin Geevarghese speaks at the Purpose Built Conference on mixed-income housing and the “unfinished business” of creating equitable, inclusive, opportunity-rich places.
Closing Keynote at Invest Health Summit, Atlanta
Salin Geevarghese of SGG Insight inspires the audience on the opportunities and challenges of health equity, weaving in the professional and the personal.
Prioritizing Place: Braiding Funding Streams
Salin speaks about the Obama Administration’s place-based efforts, the role and influence of philanthropy, and the importance of the 5 R’s of change.
Salin Geevarghese speaks during the anniversary of the LA Riots about the legacy of the moment and the need for opportunity neighborhoods.
Comprehensive Community Initiatives – Activating Markets for Social Change Conference
SGG Insight’s Salin Geevarghese frames the conversation about the difficulties of comprehensive community change initiatives and the signs of hope.
Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Summit
Salin Geevarghese motivates the TRHT Summit audience about the importance of equity, inclusion, justice and opportunity, confronting racial segregation, and the need to hold leaders accountable in a new Administration.
MLPB's Spring (BYO) Breakfast
Salin Geevarghese joins colleagues from around the country to discuss “Old or New, “Normal” Hasn’t Cut It: Innovative Strategies to Promote Housing Stability Among Families with Young Children”
Capital Absorption, Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy
Salin Geevarghese opens the SCLA in Arlington, VA discussing how communities ask the government to “show me the money” only to realize the lack of capacity to spend well.
Localizing the SDGs: How Cities Can Help Achieve the 2030 Agenda
Salin Geevarghese opens the Wilson Center event in preparation for Habitat III and as the Sustainable Development Goals have been adopted.