Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing

April 14, 2021 @ 7:15 pm – April 14, 2021 @ 10:15 pm America/New York Timezone

In collaboration with Georgia State University’s (GSU) African American Studies Department, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host Freedom School, a series of virtual lectures facilitated by GSU faculty dedicated to presenting premier Africana academic scholarship and research in an accessible public forum.

Dr. Akira Drake Rodriguez and Elaine Osby will examine the history of public housing tenant organizing in Atlanta and the ongoing local politics and policies that create current housing outcomes and their impact on affordable housing in the city.

Dr. Akira Drake Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School in the Department of City & Regional Planning and Elaine Osby, former president of Cosby Spear tenant association

Register at: https://tinyurl.com/ma4bs8c8