Organizing for Housing Justice: Eviction, Homelessness and Public Policy in Kansas City – A Community Discussion

Program for April 21, 2019
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301T

R to L: Ian Munro, Tara Raghuveer, Diane Charity

DISCUSSANTS:  Tara Raghuveer (, organizer of KC Tenants, a grass roots group dedicated to empowering renters: Diane Charity,  activist/organizer, Kansas City Eviction Project ( discussion led by Ian Munro, William Jewell College emeritus professor of English

Tara’s research on eviction and poverty in Kansas City was featured in the New York Times, New Yorker, Guardian, among others, and was cited in the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Evicted by Mathew Desmond, (Penguin Random House, N.Y., 2016).  In November 2017, she spoke on eviction before the City Council of Kansas City, MO (

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