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The University of Texas School of Law Francis Auditorium

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Room TNH 2.114

Austin, TX 78705

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Evicted in Austin: From Housed to Homeless in 21 Days

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The number of formal and informal evictions is rising in Austin, with devastating impacts on renters and their families. Join us for a conversation with housing advocates, tenants, and elected officials to discuss the harsh realities of evictions and what allies can do to support renters facing eviction. We'll explore the scope, roots, and impacts of evictions, along with innovative approaches to help address Austin's eviction crisis. This event is offered in partnership with Building and Strengthening Tenant Action (BASTA), as part of BASTA's week-long series, The State of the Renters.

Speakers:

Framing:

  • Daniel Armendáriz; Housing Advocate, Austin Tenants Council
  • Sophie Elsner, Attorney & Skadden Fellow, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Panelists:

  • Honorable Jeremy L. Brown, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 7, Place 1, Harris County
  • Stephen Frischmuth, Steering Committee Member, Creek's Edge Tenants Association
  • Jose Gonzalez, PATH - Outreach and Engagement Specialist, Integral Care
  • Honorable Raúl A González, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4 Travis County
  • Shoshana Krieger, Project Director, BASTA Austin

Moderator:

  • Heather Way, Clinical Professor, UT Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic

Logistics:

Tuesday, September 24 from 12-1:30pm

The School of Law /Francis Auditorium

Lunch will be provided.

Event is free and open to the public, but rsvp is required by 9am on Monday, September 23.

Directions and Parking:

https://law.utexas.edu/about/contact-us/parking-directions/

Sponsors:

The UT Opportunity Forum and BASTA

Co-sponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

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The University of Texas School of Law Francis Auditorium

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Room TNH 2.114

Austin, TX 78705

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