On Tuesday, May 5th, the University of Texas (UT) Center for Community Engagement hosted a virtual COVID-19 Housing Equity Clinic as a part of its recently launched Community Housing Hub program. The Housing Hub works with neighborhood residents to address inequitable social and political practices that may lead to community… read more
Community Housing Hub Workshop Recap
On October 12th, 2019, UT’s Center for Community Engagement launched the first Community Housing Hub Workshop. This particular workshop focused on building economic equity and sustaining cultural presence centered around the Blackshear and Robertson Hill neighborhoods. The workshop was held at Blackshear Elementary School. The welcome remarks were presented by… read more
Front Porch Gathering, April 2019 Recap
Your Community, Your Stories: Cultural Place-keeping in the Age of Growth and Gentrification Recap |April 2019 On April 16, 2019, UT’s Center for Community Engagement hosted its final Front Porch Gathering (FPG) of the 2018-2019 season. The April gathering focused on brainstorming interventions that preserve cultural and historical landmarks for… read more
Front Porch Gathering | Call for Volunteers!
The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement is kicking off its next Front Porch Gathering (FPG) series on Tuesday, December 4th with a dialogue on disproportionate disciplinary action in schools. Attendees will help us build a guidebook that identifies tools to navigate discriminatory practices and assemble resources to support Black and… read more