The Imagine Austin Speaker Series will host Dr. Elizabeth Mueller, associate professor of Community and Regional Planning, and Heather Way, clinical professor at the School of Law at the University of Texas at Austin, to discuss their report, Uprooted: Displacement in Austin's Neighborhoods and What Can Be Done About It.
The event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at the Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street.
The presenters will discuss the findings from their year-long gentrification study of Austin, focusing on a series of pressing questions, such as: Where is gentrification taking place in Austin? What strategies have been successful in reducing displacement in Austin and other cities? How should the City of Austin move forward?
The Imagine Austin Speaker Series is an opportunity to promote and implement the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan through shared dialogue and mutual learning. Thought leaders from around the nation give talks on various subjects to promote and implement the vision and policies set forth in Imagine Austin.
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