Uniting Our Divided City: Addressing Health Disparities

Christie Garbe discusses community-focused solutions to health inequities, along with panelists Sal Valdez, Dr. William Lawson, and Dr. Miyong Kim

2015-16 Series Uniting Our Divided City: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Inequalities

Moderator John Hennerberger and panelists Greg Casar, Jennifer Holme, Mechele Dickerson, and Dan Zehr

UT Law Student Stephanie Trinh

2013-14 Lunch Series on Safe and Healthy Communities

UT Law Student Stephanie Trinh

2012 Gentrification Series on Protecting Displaced Tenants from Redevelopment Projects

Panelists Blanca Zamora-Garcia, Will Schneir, and Robert Doggett

Presentation on the U.S. Census and Segregation in Austin

Presentation on the U.S. Census and Segregation in Austin

City of Austin Demographer Ryan Robinson

2011 Conference on Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region

2011 Conference on Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region

City of Austin Mayor Leffingwell and other panelists field questions

2011 Conference on Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region

City of Austin Mayor Leffingwell and other panelists field questions

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Invisible in Austin

Join us Thursday, February 4 from 2:00 - 3:30 pm in the Gordon White Building room 2.206 for Invisible in Austin, a book talk with the editors and contributors. Registration required.

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Health Disparities Presentations

The panelists from the Health Disparities event presented some compelling information about and solutions to health inequities in Austin/Travis County. Review the presentations here.

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Adding an “e” to TOD, Best Practices for Incorporating Equity in Transit Oriented Development: A Guide to Creating eTOD for Austin’s Project Connect

Leahy, Patrick. Adding an "e" to TOD, Best Practices for Incorporating Equity in Transit Oriented Development: A Guide to Creating eTOD for Austin's Project Connect. Prepared for HousingWorks Austin by the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Law. Austin, TX, May 2014.

Adding an “e” to TOD, Best Practices for Incorporating Equity in Transit Oriented Development: A Guide to Creating eTOD for Austin’s Project Connect

Leahy, Patrick. Adding an "e" to TOD, Best Practices for Incorporating Equity in Transit Oriented Development: A Guide to Creating eTOD for Austin's Project Connect. Prepared for HousingWorks Austin by the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Law. Austin, TX, May 2014.