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UK to Host Public Housing Forum

Contact: Brad Duncan

 

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Speakers include:

  • Jeana Dunlap, doctoral candidate, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration;
  • Austin Simms, executive director, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Housing Authority;
  • George Brown, councilman, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government;
  • Fred Rogers, assistant director, UK Center for Historic Architecture and Preservation; and
  • Retia Walker, vice president, UK Academic Outreach and Public Service.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 24, 2003) -- The University of Kentucky Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC) and the Office of Academic Outreach and Public Service are sponsoring a forum on housing in Lexington’s East End community. Titled “The Politics of Public Housing: Past, Present and Future,” the forum is slated at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in the William T. Young Library auditorium on the UK campus.

Speakers and their topics include:

  • Jeana Dunlap, doctoral candidate, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, “An Overview of Public Housing;”
  • Austin Simms, executive director, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Housing Authority, “Public Housing in Lexington and Bluegrass-Aspendale;”
  • George Brown, councilman, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, “Housing Needs in the East End Community;”
  • Fred Rogers, assistant director, UK Center for Historic Architecture and Preservation, “University Outreach and Neighborhood Revitalization in the East End Community;” and
  • Retia Walker, vice president, UK Academic Outreach and Public Service, “COPC Connection to the Dynamic Doors Project.”

A reception will be held immediately following the event in the William T. Young Library Keeneland Room. For more information on the forum, call (859) 257-2033. For more information about COPC’s involvement in the East End community, visit its Web site. The event is free and open to the public.


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