The Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award is named after NLIHC’s founder. One of the leading experts on federal housing policy and the housing circumstances of low income people, Ms. Dolbeare was widely known as the godmother of the affordable housing advocacy movement. The award is presented at NLIHC's Annual Housing Leadership Awards Reception.
For the Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award: Lisa Hasegawa
Lisa Hasegawa, former executive director of the National Coalition for Asian and Pacific American Community Development and NLIHC board member, will receive the 2018 Cushing Niles Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award for her years of dedication to affordable housing on behalf of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community