United States Conference of Mayors: Josh Childs

Josh Childs

Primarily interested in housing policy and affordability, Joshua Childs is pursuing a dual-master’s in Public Policy and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. He has more than six years of active volunteer experience with Habitat for Humanity that spans his time as an undergraduate at West Virginia University, an AmeriCorps service term as a construction crew lead at Habitat Denver, and as a graduate fellow on the Huron Valley Habitat board of directors. Working as a Bohnett Summer Fellow with the US Conference of Mayors, Joshua conducted an impact assessment for one of the organization’s grant programs, wrote a report about urban eviction policy, and assisted at a Mayors’ Institute on City Design session in Portland, Oregon.