Lissie Rappaport is a city planner and community organizer, bringing a decade of community development experience to her role as the Manager of Housing Access. She is a strategic thinker, applies a flair of creativity to her work, and is excited about addressing solutions to complex problems.
Lissie has worked in community & neighbourhood planning, housing planning & policy, community-based research, food security, arts, and youth programming. She holds Bachelor of Arts-Honours in Urban & Inner City Studies from the University of Winnipeg and a Master’s of City Planning from the University of Manitoba. Her Master’s Thesis explored inclusionary zoning and affordable hosing policy in the Winnipeg context.
Lissie volunteers her time as the Chair of her neighbourhood association, an executive member on Building Equality in Architecture Prairies, and working with planners and designers to develop a program to teach high school youth about city planning.