National Building Museum

Talk: Achieving Parity in Landlord-Tenant Court

Monday, April 15, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Eviction-Sally-Ryan.gifDiscover Washington metropolitan area legal policies and programs that work to reduce eviction rates and stabilize communities. Hear Jennifer Netburn, housing initiative attorney, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, Gregory L. Countess, Esq., director of advocacy for housing and community economic development, Maryland Legal Aid, and Nady Peralta, attorney, immigrant advocacy program, Legal Aid Justice Center discuss efforts to address inequity of counsel in local landlord-tenant courts. This talk complements the exhibition Evicted, which will be open prior to the program.

Free. Pre-registration encouraged. Walk-in registration based on availability.

Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

This program is sponsored in part by the Venable Foundation; This program is also supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Evicted, is generously supported by The Ford Foundation; Amy C. Falls; Wells Fargo Housing FoundationChan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF, an advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation; AFL-CIO Housing Investment TrustThe Annie E. Casey Foundation; International Masonry InstituteInternational Council of Employers of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied CraftworkersEnterprise Community PartnersLISC, in memory of Oramenta Newsome; Charles P. and Shari Lawrence Pfleeger; Venable Foundation; and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Image courtesy Sally Ryan.

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