About the Event
Why are five of the top ten eviction rates among U.S. cities in Virginia? Join us for a dynamic panel discussion on the causes and consequences of housing instability and the legislative solutions being proposed to fix it.
Learn more from distinguished panelists Jackie Washington, director of Six Points Innovation Center; Phil Story, Campaign to Reduce Evictions (CARE) attorney at the VA Poverty Law Center; and Virginia State Sen. Jennifer McClellan. Megan Pauly, a radio journalist with VPM News, will serve as moderator.
Sponsored by VCU L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, VCU University College and VPM News, this discussion is in conjuntion with VCU's 2019 Common Book, "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," and VPM News' year-long Where We Live Radio Series.
You will also hear a presentation from RVA Eviction Lab which was created in 2018 to study evictions in the Richmond area and support the work of local government, community-based organizations, elected officials and other advocates.
Registration is encouraged, but not required. Seating capacity is only 400. We look forward to seeing you on Sept. 26.
Parking is available at the West Broad Street Deck located at the intersection of Broad & Harrison streets for a fee.
Photograph provided by Crixell Matthews.