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The Impending Eviction Crisis: Housing as Health Care and Racial Justice

This webinar leads a discussion about the intersection of housing insecurity, public health and racial justice. Panelists outlined the impending eviction crisis, particularly as it affects persons of color, national, state, and local government responses, and their strategies and approaches to prevent evictions, ensuring vulnerable populations are securely housed amidst the global pandemic.


  • Emily Benfer, Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
  • Alieza Durana, Narrative Change Liaison, Eviction Lab
  • Charisse Lue, Housing Justice Attorney, Public Justice Center
  • Armen Merjian, Senior Staff Attorney, Housing Works


  • Emily Yost, Law Clerk, Homeless Persons Representation Project

Co-Sponsor: ABA Commission on Homelessness & Poverty


Presentation: Right to Counsel Baltimore

Transcript: The Impending Eviction Crisis: Housing as Health Care and Racial Justice

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