Feature: Blacks and Homelessness

Damita Miller-Shanklin Feature Story: Blacks and Homelessness Damita Miller-Shanklin Homelessness requires resilience especially when it is not by choice.  “At least 2,300 eviction filings were logged in total from April 2020 through December 2021, an average of just over 110 per month. However, 2,517 filings have been tracked so far in 2022—more than 50% of Travis County’s pandemic-era total in just three months.  Source: https://tinyurl.com/2vxafsm6Continue reading Feature: Blacks and Homelessness

Where To Celebrate Juneteenth

Where To Celebrate Juneteenth Sources: GEAYA, Visit Austin Juneteenth is a family affair. Families come together to eat, laugh and enjoy each other’s company. We are sharing some ideas on where you might celebrate: Juneteeth Parade 2022 The parade will be held on June 18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Location: Britton, Durst, Howard, Spence Bldg. (Chestnut House) 1183 Chestnut Avenue, Austin, Texas 78702. … Continue reading Where To Celebrate Juneteenth

Edie Phillips

The Housing War and How It Impacts our Black Community Damita Miller-Shanklin Edie Phillips is a Licensed Real Estate Professional. Her career path into Real Estate has been a good one. Phillips came to Austin to attend St. Edwards University. This was a happy medium for her mother as to what college she would attend. Her mother felt SMU in Dallas was too far. Phillps … Continue reading Edie Phillips