Lowe Announces Coalition of Community Leaders to Help Oklahomans Facing Eviction

State Rep. Jason Lowe, D-Oklahoma City, will host a press conference to address the looming spike in evictions throughout the state and to announce a coalition of community leaders that will be providing support to those facing eviction.

“Thousands of Oklahomans, devastated by job loss and decreased income due to COVID-19, are facing eviction next month now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired,” Lowe said. “It is imperative that the public knows their rights as tenants, as well as the community services available to them in order to prevent a homelessness crisis.”

WHEN: 11:15 a.m., Friday, August 7

WHERE: Oklahoma State Capitol, outside near the South entrance

SCHEDULED SPEAKERS:

Michael Figgins – Executive Director of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Jennifer Montagna – Lead Eviction Attorney at Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Ginny Carl – Executive Director of Community Cares Partners and Founder and CEO of Giving Well LLC

Joy Turner – Director of Investigation and Monitoring at Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc.

Brian Wilkerson – Director of Litigation and Legal Services at Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc.

Marilyn Long – Founder and Executive Director at North East Resource Center, Inc.

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