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Library EventRedlining Discussion Panel at the African American Museum of Iowa

Monday, January 17, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

01/17/2022 1:00pm 01/17/2022 2:30pm Redlining Discussion Panel at the African American Museum of Iowa In honor of Dr. King's legacy, a partnership of corridor community organizations are hosting a panel titled "Red-Lined and Side-Lined: Histories of Housing- Hoping for Home". This program is held virtually. Featured guests include Cedar Rapids City Manager, Jeff Pomeranz, community advocate and volunteer, Betty Johnson, HUD Director Kitty Amaya, Neighborhood Building Assistant at Matthew 25, TonyaMarie Adams, and Executive Director of Matthew 25, Clint Twedt-Ball. Panelists will discuss the history of redlining practices and how they have impacted American cities today. You can attend the event using the following link: https://www.facebook.com/events/634040431245349?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22unknown%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22newsfeed%22%7D%2C%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22your_upcoming_events_unit%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D%2C%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22your_upcoming_events_unit%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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In honor of Dr. King's legacy, a partnership of corridor community organizations are hosting a panel titled "Red-Lined and Side-Lined: Histories of Housing- Hoping for Home". This program is held virtually. Featured guests include Cedar Rapids City Manager, Jeff Pomeranz, community advocate and volunteer, Betty Johnson, HUD Director Kitty Amaya, Neighborhood Building Assistant at Matthew 25, TonyaMarie Adams, and Executive Director of Matthew 25, Clint Twedt-Ball. Panelists will discuss the history of redlining practices and how they have impacted American cities today.
You can attend the event using the following link: https://www.facebook.com/events/634040431245349?acontext=%7B%22event_act...

This event is open to the public.