Local Issues

Local Issues

Mission Statement

Quality of Life - image of homeless person asleep on benchThe Local Issues Committee and its Action Teams focus on identifying the wide-ranging issues facing Gainesville City and Alachua county residents.

Key Issues

  • Affordable Housing
    • What is the state of housing in Gainesville?
    • What are the potnetial effects of gentrification on affordability?
    • What's new in Alachua County:  Land Trust Community
    • What's the coming 'silver tsunami?
  • Civic Education
    •  Explore working with Bob Graham Center to promote civic education
    • Collaborate with other League chapters


Meetings are 1st Thursday each month, 5:00 pm
See our calendar for meeting's location.

What Can You Do?

Join and Action Team:

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Committee Contact
Contact Name: 
Jeff Shapiro, Chair
League to which this content belongs: 
Alachua County