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Victor is the Regional Preservation Director at Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), Toledo
Lakeshia works at Bowling Green State University as the Assistant Dean of Students
Kathy is program director for The Cocoon, along with being involved with Project Connect and Continuum of Care.
George works with Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE Law).
An interview of Matthew Desmond about his book entitled
Analyzed eviction labs with Matthew Desmond which is related to his book
TED Talk about shaming the homeless
For Further Information
How does housing affect health?
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation article about low income housing’s negative effects on health – by Braveman, Dekker, Egerter, Sadegh-Nobari, and Pollack, May 1, 2011
Growing up in a bad neighborhood does more harm than we thought.
New York Times article about the long-term effects of impoverished neighborhoods on children – by Justin Wolfers, March 25, 2016
Reaching out to homeless hiding in Wood County
BG Independent News article about the homeless population in Wood County and the community efforts to help them – by Jan Larson McLaughlin, July 23, 2018
Toledoans still affected by decades of discriminatory lending practices
The Blade article about housing discrimination in Toledo – by Javonte Anderson, February 1, 2019
Food Deserts in America (Infographic)
Infographic about food deserts and its effects on health from the School of Social Work at Tulane University
CSU Students Work to Change Nuisance Law in Euclid
Cleveland State University students working to change the nuisance laws aiming to reduce the responses police have to a single residence which can have negative effects on sexual assault victims if they call for help multiple times
Resources for help with housing-related issues
Project Connect links people with the help they need
BG Independent News article about Project Connect, which is an annual event to help low-income families in the community access a variety of resources and services
Online poverty simulation game demonstrating the difficult choices people living in poverty are forced to make.
Call Number: HD7287.96.U6 D47 2016
Publication Date: 2016-03-01