January 9 event

Jan. 9: Community Forum — Root Causes of Homelessness

The House the Unhoused DeKalb Alliance and the Coalition for a Diverse Dekalb & Decatur are sponsoring a community forum, Root Causes of Homelessness: Race, Gentrification, and the Unhoused in Metro Atlanta, at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9. We will discuss connections between the original land dispossession of the Muscogee Nation, the racist removal of the Black community in Beacon Hill (Decatur) through urban renewal, and the ongoing gentrification we face driving up housing prices and increasing homelessness. 

  • When: 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9
  • Where: Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, 118 Second Ave., Decatur, GA 30030