Time for the CCDC's Community Conversation #2

Mark your calendar! October 3 is the date of the Clarksville Community Development Corporation's Community Conversation #2. The subject of this event is: "Preserving Neighborhood Character, Adding Diversity, Managing Density." The event begins at 7 and takes place at St Luke Church on West Lynn

The speaker will be 2014 MacArthur Fellow and Old West Austin resident, John Henneberger. A nationally known advocate for affordable housing and co-founder of the Austin-based, nonprofit Texas Low Income Housing Information Service, or Texas Housers, John has some provocative and interesting thoughts to share on issues relating to affordable housing, neighborhoods, and diversity.

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John began his work engaging in and supporting grassroots housing advocacy in 1974 as a volunteer in Clarksville. Later, he co-authored Housing Patterns Study: Segregation and Discrimination in Austin, Texas (1979) for the City of Austin's Human Relations Commission. He has served as an adjunct instructor in Disaster Recovery Housing in the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin, has led several community development corporations, and is a former board member of the National Low Income Housing Coalition.