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Growing Up With and Without Housing Assistance: The Backstory Behind Rachel Robinson’s Advocacy

Rachel Robinson is the social media director and housing advocate adviser at Neighbors United for Progress (NUP) located in Austin, Texas.

NUP is an active resident-driven community leadership development project that was nominated for NLIHC’s 2017 Organizer Award.

Rachel credits her success at NUP and her drive to fight for people with the lowest incomes to her history as a member of the low income community.

Read her story.

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Growing Up With and Without Housing Assistance: The Backstory Behind Rachel Robinson’s Advocacy

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What Affordable Housing Means to Me…

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