The National Working Group on Historically Marginalized Communities partnered with the NIS Center for Housing Justice to design a series of listening sessions with historically marginalized communities. The working group members informed which groups to focus on, the questions that should be addressed, the protocols to be used in the listening sessions, and the recruitment of participants from around the country. This work resulted in ten listening sessions with 55 participants in June 2020. The listening sessions represented the following communities: Asian American; Black; Latinx; Native-Indigenous; Pacific Islander, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer (LGBQ); Trans*; People Living with Disabilities; People with Incarceration Histories; and People Involved with Public Systems.
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