Eden Updates, Media Alerts

Eden Housing to Celebrate National Night Out on August 1

July 24, 2023

– Events will be held at over 160 affordable housing sites, promoting neighborhood camaraderie and partnerships with local law enforcement agencies –

What: Eden Housing will host National Night Out celebrations at over 160 of its affordable housing sites throughout California as a way to promote safety and build a sense of community among residents.

Celebrating 40 years, National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored by local police departments. Over 38 million people across the country are expected to participate in National Night Out efforts to strengthen partnerships between neighbors and local law enforcement agencies.

“National Night Out is a wonderful way to share our commitment to keep our communities safe, while celebrating our neighbors and recognizing the first responders,” said Shola Olatoye, Eden Housing’s chief operating officer. “We look forward to celebrating this special annual event with our residents, staff, elected officials, police, sheriff and fire department representatives throughout our sites in California.”

When: Tuesday, August 1 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Locations: Some of the best photo and interview opportunities will be at:

Photo and Video Opportunities: Special guests and speakers include:


Eden Housing is a non-profit organization with 55 years of experience providing safe and affordable housing that helps families stay secure, allows communities to thrive, and solves many of the most pressing housing challenges facing California cities. Since its inception, the Bay Area-based organization has developed more than 10,000 affordable homes and is a leader in making its residential communities environmentally sustainable and efficient through integrating energy conservation. Eden is also known as a champion of housing policy advocacy at the local, state, and national level, supporting practices that both create and preserve affordable housing for diverse communities. Learn more at www.edenhousing.org.

Media Contact:

Birgit Johnston
Johnston Communications for Eden Housing
(408) 656 8025, birgitjohnston@me.com