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Civic Responsibilities

Civic Responsibilities
Law & Religion

Join us for a discussion on on theoretical frameworks and local community-based solutions, focusing on Mobile Loaves & Fishes in Austin.

Mobile Loaves & Fishes recently launched the Community First Village to provide sustainable living solutions to Central Texas' chronically homeless population. Jim Dauster from the organization will speak about his work and experience along with a look at selected reading from Philippe Bourgois' Righteous Dope Fiend.

Texts:

Philippe Bourgois — Righteous Dope Fiend

Austin Monthly article about Community First Village: 
http://www.austinmonthly.com/AM/December-2015/Building-Hope/

4-Minute NBC News segment interviewing our CEO and one of our residents. Probably start the class watching this. 
 http://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/these-tiny-houses-can-make-big-difference-austin-s-homeless-n563521

Later Event: June 7
Film Studies