Student Government: Davis Housing Discrimination Committee Chairperson

Contact Information

Name: Yalda Saii



Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 4-6 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 9, 2021


Job Number: 0008-4067-2021

Last Date to Apply: Feb. 18, 2021


DHDC focuses on outreach and advocacy for the University of California, Davis students and to help them understand their rights as renters in the City of Davis. The Committee will also support students in taking measures against inequitable actions by landlords, in collaboration with the City of Davis and housing authorities.


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  • Hire DHDC members
  •  Lead weekly committee meetings to oversee and execute projects related to the committee
  •  Advocate for all UC Davis undergraduate student tenants and support them in pursuing housing discrimination cases, including but not limited to official fair housing complaints and mediation services
  • Outreach and advocate to help undergraduate students understand their rights as renters in City of Davis
  • Coordinate housing advocacy efforts with City of Davis and Yolo County 


  • Previous experience with underrepresented communities and organizations
  • Knowledge of fair housing regulations and complaint processes
  • Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills
  • Previous experience in ASUCD is not required; applicants of a variety of backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  3. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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