Notepad

Workshop takes on Hispanic housing issues

Among the many issues facing members of the local Hispanic community is finding safe, affordable housing.

A community workshop on housing — “Reaching Out in Our Diversity” — will happen Thursday, April 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Great Smokies Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort.

Presented by the Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council, the workshop will focus on how outreach efforts are dealing with and meeting the needs of the Hispanic community.

Speakers will include Michael Godwin of the Asheville Housing Authority, Debra Goodman of Woodbridge Apartments, Geraldine Melendez of the Affordable Housing Coalition and Lupe Perez of Neighborhood Housing Services. Stella Adams of the N.C. Fair Housing Center will speak at lunch.

The deadline to register is Friday, March 28. The cost (including lunch) is $10.

For more info or to register, call the Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council office at 252-4713.

— Tracy Rose

SHARE

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.