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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Gimme Shelter

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The complicated politics of combating homelessness

Presented by Ascension Seton

Moderator
avatar for Juan Pablo Garnham

Juan Pablo Garnham

Urban Affairs Reporter at The Texas Tribune
Garnham covers urban affairs for the Tribune, focusing on the main challenges of the state’s largest metro areas, including Houston, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso and Dallas-Fort Worth, where he is based. Previously, he worked as senior producer for the podcast “In The Thick... Read More →

Speakers
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Steve Adler

Mayor of Austin
Adler has served as mayor of Austin since 2015. He has represented Austin in the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, and he is a board member of the National Council of Democratic Mayors. Previously, he served as chief of staff to former... Read More →
avatar for Blake Fetterman

Blake Fetterman

Executive Director of the Carr P. Collins Social Service Center of The Salvation Army of North Texas
Fetterman is the executive director of the Carr P. Collins Social Service Center in Dallas, which is the largest Salvation Army operation in the world and provides services to people combating poverty, addiction and homelessness. She has 13 years of experience managing nonprofits... Read More →
avatar for Ron Nirenberg

Ron Nirenberg

Mayor of San Antonio
Nirenberg was first elected mayor of San Antonio in 2017. He also serves as chair of Sister Cities International, a nonprofit organization that connects cities across the globe. Previously, Nirenberg served two terms on the San Antonio City Council, founded two small-businesses, was... Read More →
avatar for Eva Thibaudeau

Eva Thibaudeau

CEO of Temenos CDC
Thibaudeau is a licensed clinical social worker and has worked in the field of homelessness since 1996. Recently, she joined Temenos CDC as CEO. Previously, she served as chief program office for the Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County, where she oversaw a large reduction... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel 604 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701

Attendees (310)