Executive Director
Next City

Lucas is executive director of Next City, a nonprofit journalism organization devoted to making cities more equitable; host of the Next City podcast; and is the former President of Pride Media and led LGBTQ brands The Advocate, Out magazine, Out Traveler, Chill magazine, Plus magazine, and PRIDE.com, which he founded. Grindley was also editor in chief of The Advocate, the longest running LGBTQ magazine in the country. In both 2016 and 2018, the Association of LGBTQ Journalists honored Grindley as “LGBTQ Journalist of the Year” with its Sarah Pettit Memorial Award. From 2008 through 2011, he was managing editor for online at National Journal magazine, covering politics and policymaking in Washington, D.C.

Speaking at the Following:

Mar 29

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Homeless to Housed

8:00am – 9:30am
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Salon 1-2 (Salon Level 2)

Homelessness in the U.S. is both a humanitarian and an economic crisis. Building upon the new ULI publication ‘Homeless to Housed,’ panelists will discuss how the real estate industry can be part of the solution by developing housing and programmatic spaces to support people experiencing homelessness. Building transitional and affordable housing, influencing policies and perspectives, […]