A Public Forum On Homelessness In Austin 8-29-2019 Part 1

A Public Forum On Homelessness In Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs and the LBJ Foundation Panelists include: Mayor Steve Adler Austin Police Chief Brian Manley Susan McDowell — CEO, LifeWorks Matthew Mollica — Executive Director, ECHO Chris Harris — Community Advocate, Homes Not Handcuffs Sherri Greenberg — Clinical Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs Bill Brice — VP Investor Relations, Downtown Austin…

Mayor Adler, council members grilled by hundreds over homeless camping ban

By Philip Jankowski For Austin American Stateman Posted Aug 21, 2019 at 5:21 PMUpdated Aug 21, 2019 at 11:17 PM     At times people muttered in frustration, at others people clapped. But if anything, the audience of hundreds at a forum Wednesday showed there is still a lot to talk about when it comes to how the city is handling homelessness in Austin. In what could…

Downtown Austin Alliance Gaming Austin City Council Meetings

Austin is facing a homelessness crisis. We understand this growing challenge firsthand. Our organization remains committed to working towards solutions that improve the lives of people experiencing homelessness while maintaining a safe and welcoming downtown. 
Immediate action on this issue is necessary, which is why we support the Mayor’s resolution (City Council Agenda Item 184) directing the…