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9th Regional Justice Leadership Summit - Shared screen with speaker view
Jennifer Crosslin
56:58
#HousingIsStillTheIssue #FairHousing #GulfSouth4GND
Jennifer Crosslin
01:01:32
Lisa Rice2nd President, CEO for National Fair Housing Alliance, Washington DCwww.nationalfairhousing.orgFollow on Twitter @ItsLisaRice
Jennifer Crosslin
01:07:31
NFHA's "Safe At Home" Sexual Harassment podcast (link): https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1dwxsu2ntqoteyh/AABM96tLMVt9I7uxUjGtn72la?dl=0NFHA's Sexual Harassment Twitter Chat: https://twitter.com/i/events/1253675604286849025
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:09:47
“This COIVD19 pandemic strikes at a time when we were already facing challenges in the fair housing arena. Every year there are over 4 million instances of housing discrimination, and the lion’s share of them don’t get reported. It’s part of our job to raise the alarm and make sure people are educated and aware about when the law is being violated and how they can get help.” - Lisa Rice
2nd President, CEO for National Fair Housing Alliance
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:13:48
“Where you live dictates so much about you. If you give me your address, I can tell you whether or not you’ve graduated from high school, whether you have access to healthcare, whether you’re a homeowner, I can tell you your credit score, I can tell you how long you’re going to live. In the U.S. place is very much linked to opportunity, and it comes back to housing discrimination.” - Lisa Rice
2nd President, CEO for National Fair Housing Alliance
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:13:50
#HousingIsStillTheIssue #FairHousing
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:19:19
“Where you live matters, and because African Americans are disproportionately living in areas without access to doctors, hospitals, etc: Housing discrimination and segregation are killing us. It’s why we’re seeing disproportionate outcomes from COVID19… We’re seeing glaring disparities in who’s contracting and dying from the virus.” Lisa Rice
2nd President, CEO for National Fair Housing Alliance. #FairHousing #GulfSouth4GND
Jasmine Washington
01:20:25
12 Watching on Facebook
Jennifer Crosslin
01:23:02
nationalfairhousing.org
Jennifer Crosslin
01:23:13
NFHA's COVID-19 Resource and News Page: https://nationalfairhousing.org/covid-19/
Karen Butler
01:23:36
Great Job!
Tafeni English
01:26:09
Thank you Lisa!
Teresa Bettis
01:26:11
If you have questions please put them here in the Chat box.
Jennifer Crosslin
01:26:50
Check Gino Rosaria’s video on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHKeA67jLFY&list=RDhoObpWpJYdI&index=4Learn more about Gino Rosaria, the pianisthttps://ginorosaria.com/about/
Gwendolyn Brown
01:28:41
They are awesome.
Jennifer Crosslin
01:37:13
Danny K. PattersonGulf States Health Policy Center251-490-9781 (C)Email: danny@bayouclinicWeb: http://gshpc.org/
Jennifer Crosslin
01:38:21
Learn more about the social determinants of health report from Kaiser Family Foundation: https://www.kff.org/disparities-policy/issue-brief/beyond-health-care-the-role-of-social-determinants-in-promoting-health-and-health-equity/
Jennifer Crosslin
01:40:17
The literature and evidence clearly shows the relationship housing & health https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/research/2018/06/housing-and-health--an-overview-of-the-literature.html
Ethan Mercer
01:41:16
13 Watching on Facebook
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:41:27
We have to look at housing & health and how they intersect… Housing is a public health issue.” - Danny K. Patterson,
Gulf States Health Policy Center #FairHousing #GulfSouth4GND
Stephen Stetson
01:43:05
Great stuff Danny. Thank you!
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:43:13
“This relationship between housing & health can be complex, but it is extremely compelling, especially in the context of disasters and pandemics… So many of us right now don’t have the housing that’s required to just protect us from the elements.” - Danny K. Patterson,
Gulf States Health Policy Center #HousingIsStilltheIssue #FairHousing #GulfSouth4GND
Jennifer Crosslin
01:45:06
“Our mission is to provide prescription medications at no cost to individuals with no other means of obtaining them.”109 S. Cedar Street Mobile, Alabama 36602Mon-Thurs 9:00-2:30(251) 432-4111
Jennifer Crosslin
01:47:16
Learn more about the Boston Medical Center Study that connects housing insecurity with poor health. https://www.bmc.org/news/press-releases/2018/01/22/housing-instability-negatively-affects-health-children
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:49:22
From a recent Boston Medical Center study: You don’t have to be homeless to experience both adverse physical and mental health outcomes from housing insecurity.
Jennifer Crosslin
01:52:44
Website: http://ozanampharmacy.org/
Jennifer Crosslin
01:53:14
Greg RamosAttorney, Alabama Legal Serviceshttps://legalservicesalabama.org/gramos@alsp.org, 251-433-6560
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:53:58
“We’re committed to keeping our doors open - our doors never close, and we welcome in those most vulnerable in our communities.” - Shearie Archer, Ozanam Charitable Pharmacies
Jennifer Crosslin
01:56:45
Alabama Legal Services has eight offices and a centralized Call Center, working together to fulfill its mission statement: To serve low-income people by providing civil legal aid and by promoting collaboration to find solutions to problems of poverty. Call Center: 866 456 4995. Hours: Mon- Fri | 8:30a-4:30p
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:58:12
“As the state opens up, we can see that the court will start continuing with eviction proceedings.” - Greg Ramos, Legal Services Alabama. Communication is key.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
01:58:28
Put your questions here in the chat!
Shearie Archer
02:00:55
If you are interested in starting a Charitable Pharmacy in your community please visit www.charitypharmacy.org. Please access the Charity Pharmacy Tool Kit.
Teresa Bettis
02:04:52
"I have no where to go"
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
02:06:57
“Our system of justice strips humanity out of the process, and this is the reason we have mass incarceration, the reason Justice Sotomayor calls us a ‘carceral state.’ We imprison more people here in the U.S. than the rest of the world.” - Carlos Williams, So. Dist. of AL Federal Defenders and CFH Board President
Jennifer Crosslin
02:07:02
Compassionate release is part of the First Step Act passed by Congress in 2018.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
02:10:48
“COVID19 has resulted in the spread of the disease in prisons throughout the country - both federal and state prisons. Because they are in jail, inmates are petri dishes for the disease. They can’t practice social distancing, they’re in close quarters, right next to each other. Once the disease hits, it spreads like wildfire.” - Carlos Williams, So. Dist. of AL Federal Defenders and CFH Board President. This has motivated a new wave of compassionate release.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
02:16:00
“When the disease hits a prison, it’s going to spread, it’s not a matter of not spreading, because of the conditions there… It was so bad at a Louisiana prison, that they stopped testing people, because they assumed that everybody had it.” - Carlos Williams, So. Dist. of AL Federal Defenders and CFH Board President.
Jennifer Crosslin
02:17:13
In Mississippi inmates that have served their time stay in prison because they don’t have a place to go. Is that true in Alabama and other states?
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
02:17:27
“Felons are not covered by the Fair Housing Law.”
Gwendolyn Darty
02:18:30
For Mr. Williams, Have you seen any clients from Metro Jail?
Colette Pichon Battle
02:19:25
Do immigrants have a right to compassionate release? Oakdale prison in LA is mostly immigrants in detention.
Nashid Rushdan
02:20:06
For Mr. Williams
Teresa Bettis
02:20:34
Nashid what is the question
Nashid Rushdan
02:21:56
Mr. Are there any legislation on the horizon to address this situation that Felonies face upon release.
Danny Pattersom
02:22:45
good info Mr. Williams
Stephen Stetson
02:24:57
Thank you Mr. Williams
Jennifer Crosslin
02:29:24
https://powerlinespoetry.com/eterniti-everlasting
Jennifer Crosslin
02:30:05
https://powerlinespoetry.com/catharsis-tha-poet
Gwendolyn Darty
02:31:49
Awesome job everyone!
Arlenr Easley
02:32:26
Inspiring!
Glenda Perryman
02:32:35
🙌🏾
Jennifer Crosslin
02:46:29
Community is not cancelled
Jennifer Crosslin
02:47:07
Stephen StetsonSierra Club, Senior Campaign RepresentativeAlabama-Georgia-MississippiBeyond Coal CampaignPhone: 334-372-2576stephen.stetson@sierraclub.org
Jennifer Crosslin
02:52:42
https://www.sierraclub.org/michael-brune/2020/04/utility-shutoffs-covid-19
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
02:52:47
“These utility disconnection moratoriums are not going to last forever. At some point, they’ll expire. It’s urgent we put systems in place to deal with debts that have accrued for people who haven’t been able to pay power bills and make sure they don’t become victims of predatory lending.” - Stephen Stetson, Senior Campaign Representative, Sierra Club
Jennifer Crosslin
02:53:50
Learn more about Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign: https://coal.sierraclub.org/Sierra Club challenges Alabama Power https://www.al.com/news/2019/11/sierra-club-challenges-alabama-powers-natural-gas-plan.html
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
02:55:21
“Both air pollution and covid damage the lungs of human beings. There is an interplay between the pandemic and air pollution from industrial sources.” - Stephen Stetson, Senior Campaign Representative, Sierra Club. And yet Southern Company is still burning coal at 8 different power plants.
Estella Trotter
02:57:42
very informative!
Jennifer Crosslin
02:59:06
Zelalem AdefrisCatalyst MiamiVice President of Policy & AdvocacyPhone: 786-414-1300 ext. 300zelalema@catalystmiami.orgcatalystmiami.org
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:03:18
“Over time, people are becoming more and more segregated due to racist policy and discriminatory lending” in Miami. - Zelalem Adefris, Catalyst Miami #FairHousing #GulfSouth4GND
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:03:53
Miami is expecting to see three feet of sea level rise by 2060.
Stephen Stetson
03:05:37
Powerful stuff. Coastal cities are going to feel climate change first and worst.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:06:28
“We clearly have a housing emergency in Miami-Dade County that is only getting worse with climate change. It’s extremely inequitable with African Americans and Hispanics being overly burdened. And yet we have the highest vacancy rate in the nation.” - Zelalem Adefris, Catalyst Miami
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:06:46
People in Miami are being gentrified out by empty buildings.
Chenele Chapman
03:07:07
do we have any statistics for Mobile due to climate gentrification?
Jennifer Crosslin
03:08:13
Learn more about the Miami Climate Alliance at http://miamiclimatealliance.org/Check out the Housing Justice in the Face of Climate Change Report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fx2vi8XgupZ6HDg7w8JdHpimln-WhTC2/view
Jennifer Crosslin
03:08:42
Check out the Housing Justice in the Face of Climate Change Report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fx2vi8XgupZ6HDg7w8JdHpimln-WhTC2/view
Colette Pichon Battle
03:08:43
Article on AL Gentrification: https://www.al.com/opinion/2016/05/gentrification_the_good_the_ba.html
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:10:28
“We’re looking for ways to support and defend our communities through both policies and direct action.” - Zelalem Adefris, Catalyst Miami
Teresa Bettis
03:10:43
Zalalem do you work with other communities to replicate your Housing & Energy Justice Congress?
Zelalem Adefris
03:12:22
We’ve just started in Miami-Dade County, but we’d be happy to help other regions to do the same!
Teresa Bettis
03:12:53
Great I will be in touch
Isabelle (they/them)
03:13:43
Zelalem thank you for sharing this process with us! Really inspiring model for community engagement and community driven work.
Jennifer Crosslin
03:13:58
Read Gulf South for Green New Deal Policy Platform - tinyurl.com/GulfSouth4GNDPolicyJoin a Regional Movement. Gulf South for a Green New Deal- bit.ly/JoinGS4GND.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:17:37
“Prisons are designed to make a profit off of the people inside them. We need to understand the extractive economies at the root of the system we’re in.” - Colette Pichon Battle, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy. #GulfSouth4GND
Stephen Stetson
03:20:38
This is powerful stuff. We have got to decarbonize the electricity sector, electrify the transportation sector, and get fossil fuels out of buildings. Those are the three legs of the stool that we are thinking about (and working on) at Sierra Club. And it shouldn't be low-income folks paying for these massive transitions.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:22:24
“Rising global temperatures will create yet another health crisis. We need to be prepared for a vast number of people who will require health services due to heat stress.” - Colette Pichon Battle, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy #GulfSouth4GND
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:27:00
Please feel free to add any questions you have for panelists here in the chat!
Jennifer Crosslin
03:30:32
Read Gulf South for Green New Deal Policy Platform - tinyurl.com/GulfSouth4GNDPolicy
Jennifer Crosslin
03:31:16
Learn more at https://www.gcclp.org/gulf-south-for-a-green-new-deal
Danny Pattersom
03:32:59
outstanding!!!!!!
Susana Almanza
03:33:38
Great speaking the truth to power!!!!!
Glenda Perryman
03:34:01
😘🙌🏾🙏🏾
Stephen Stetson
03:34:16
Colette took us to church on that one. Great stuff.
Frank Barragan
03:35:01
Colette: Traveling by Auto has an impact, also?
suzanne pharr
03:35:07
Beautiful intersectional analysis of climate change, clear and powerful. Thank you, Colette
Dixie Pomerat
03:35:34
thank you
Estella Trotter
03:36:03
How can public housing residents get their housing authorities to be more transparent on utility allowances?
Colette Pichon Battle
03:38:05
EV = electric vehicle
Gwendolyn Darty
03:38:09
For Stephen, What, if any, safety nets are in place for people with backlog of utility bills to pay after the moratorium ends?
Susana Almanza
03:38:29
EV vehicles are not affordable for low-income and people of color. Again, its whites that are taking advantage of EV's, they have the income.
Stephen Stetson
03:41:24
Affordability of electric vehicles is a huge concern, even with the tax credit like Georgia had, but there are reasons for optimism in prices continuing to come down as manufacturers make more models and the secondary market for used vehicles expands. Also important to note that even if it's just rich people charging their cars initially, that additional electric demand will end up with lower power bills for people that don't own the vehicles.
Zelalem Adefris
03:41:40
https://www.energyandpolicy.org/
Stephen Stetson
03:42:41
They do powerful work and have a guy based in Huntsville who has done a lot of work on our region.
Zelalem Adefris
03:42:55
i’m muted again
Zelalem Adefris
03:42:58
yes
Zelalem Adefris
03:44:32
ms paulette richards
Stephen Stetson
03:46:40
To the question about safety nets for when the disconnection moratoria expire: There aren't any in Alabama because the moratorium was just voluntary and the PSC has been hands-off. There are a few regulatory items in MS and GA that would be of interest if you are talking about those states. Feel free to email for more: Stephen.stetson@SierraClub.org
Jennifer Crosslin
03:47:32
Amelia McGowan, Attorney, Mississippi Center for JusticeDirect Line: 769-230-8003www.mscenterforjustice.orgamcgowan@mscenterforjustice.org
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:52:22
“Immigrants have unique vulnerabilities to housing discrimination. Housing providers often weaponize people’s real or perceived immigration status.” - Amelia McGowan, Esq.- Mississippi Center for Justice #HousingIsStillTheIssue #FairHousing
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
03:59:55
Please feel free to add questions to the chat!
Colette Pichon Battle
03:59:56
Where are we on comprehensive immigration reform?
Danny Pattersom
04:00:38
how can immigrants be more protected from employers forcing them to return to work without proper PPE?
Glenda Perryman
04:02:19
🙌🏾🙏🏾
Danny Pattersom
04:02:31
great presentation
Stephanie Guilloud
04:03:16
Incredible panels and incredible speakers all day! Thank you all.
Frank Barragan
04:03:29
we will demand to protect them for their safety.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
04:03:29
“To have a truly just system, we need a system in place where anyone - regardless of immigration status - can safely report & address housing discrimination.” - Amelia McGowan, Esq.- Mississippi Center for Justice #HousingIsStillTheIssue #FairHousing
Estella Trotter
04:06:13
Is expunging records for felons available to some applicants applying for public housing?
Kim Tran
04:06:48
Awesome Summit!
Gwendolyn Darty
04:07:13
In Alabama, felons can't apply for expungment only misdemeanors.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
04:07:16
To all attendees - please complete this short survey about this Regional Justice leadership Summit: https://forms.gle/qpnBvVj7ej2MYdFp9.
Stephanie Guilloud
04:07:52
We definitely hit our goals! Summit Goals: 1) We engaged leaders from across the Gulf South in dialogue to advance justice work in the region. 2) Connected the dots between fair housing, health, and climate change. 3) Discussed frontline solutions for systemic challenges. 4) Offered ready-to-use resources for advocates addressing fair housing violations.
Jennifer Crosslin
04:08:25
Resources: Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), “Know Your Rights: A Guide to Your Rights When Interacting with Law Enforcement”In English: https://cliniclegal.org/file-download/download/public/1458In Spanish: https://cliniclegal.org/file-download/download/public/1461In Vietnamese: https://cliniclegal.org/file-download/download/public/1462
Silvia VacaDiez
04:08:39
Very good summit thanks to Fair Housing for this great effort, and to all the presenters
Jennifer Crosslin
04:08:50
National Housing Law Project, Immigrants’ Rights: https://www.nhlp.org/initiatives/immigrant-rights/
Jaqueline Ramirez
04:09:15
This was wonderful. I'm actually in California and was glad that I could join thanks to Zoom (small silver lining this crisis) and it has been enlightening to learn about these topics in your region as well as how many similarities there are in the Bay Area.
Glenda Perryman
04:09:29
LOVE to my old sisters and brothers…Coco(Colette), Teresa B, Danny, Allytra, Jennifer and so many others & my new Sis and Bros! GREAT INFO from everyone! Tnx T for an awesome Summit. Love and Blessings🤗
Stephanie Guilloud
04:09:48
Huge gratitude to the planning team, the presenters, the organizers, the support team.
Jennifer Crosslin
04:09:56
Project Sentinel – Fair Housing Center, Resources for Immigrants: https://www.housing.org/resources-for-immigrants
Gwendolyn Brown
04:09:57
Great presentations and thank you so much Ms. Bettis for the invitation and sharing. All the presenters were awesome. One of the best zoom training yet.
Colette Pichon Battle
04:10:57
Teresa Fox-Bettis our fearless leader on Fair Housing! Thank you for your leadership.
Jennifer Crosslin
04:11:12
Thank you Teresa for your leadership for bringing us all together the another great summit! Thank you to all of the panelists for giving your time, labor, expertise.
Lila Hackett
04:11:41
This has been an excellent conference. Great speakers.
Raoul Richardson
04:11:58
Peace and blessings to you all!
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
04:12:16
Thanks to everyone for joining! To all attendees - please offer feedback about this Regional Justice leadership Summit: https://forms.gle/qpnBvVj7ej2MYdFp9.
Matthew (he/they), GCCLP
04:12:32
And many thanks to Ms. Teresa for leading this summit!
Danny Pattersom
04:12:35
Great job to ALL !!!!!!
Stephanie Guilloud
04:12:54
Thank you, Teresa & Center for Fair Housing!
Gary Turner
04:13:04
The battle for absolute justice continues!!!
Emma Collin, GCCLP
04:13:34
Thank you Ms. Teresa for your leadership! And to the whole planning team and for everyone taking the time to be here and stand together today
Sharon Saucier
04:13:51
Thanks for this Summit -Good Job!
Estella Trotter
04:13:56
Thank you!!
Jennifer Crosslin
04:14:06
Center for Fair Housing: 251-479-1532
Glenda Perryman
04:14:37
Amen T.!
Isabelle (they/them)
04:14:40
Thank you all!!
Heather Weeks
04:14:54
Awesome job. Enjoyed it.
Dixie Pomerat
04:14:55
thank you
Heather Sims
04:14:59
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Tyra Khan
04:15:10
THANK YOU!
Arlenr Easley
04:15:12
TY
Stephanie Crawford
04:15:13
Thank you! :)
Brandi Mack
04:15:36
Thank you!!
Nashid Rushdan
04:15:42
Awesome, you raise the bar again!!!