Alumnus Danny Glover Serves as Diversity Adviser for Airbnb

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

VANCOUVER SUN -- Long before he was a world-famous actor, Danny Glover was working for his community.

And in Airbnb, the oft-criticized, home-rental service, he sees a community-building opportunity.

While a student at San Francisco State University in the 1960s — after he helped to lead a five-month-long student strike on campus — he was a community worker for the city of San Francisco.

He had grown up in the city, but it wasn’t until he started working for his community that he realized how temporary housing can be.