Monday, August 24, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST


Why is homelessness increasing in L.A., San Francisco and now, Austin, Texas? What is the role of federal policy in making the problem worse? What needs to be changed to empower communities and their local elected officials to reduce homelessness?


  • Kevin Roberts, Ph.D. (Moderator) – Executive Director, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Congressman Chip Roy (Panelist) – TX-21
  • Michele Steeb (Panelist) – Author; Senior Fellow, Texas Public Policy Foundation; former CEO, Saint John’s Program for Real Change
  • Chris Rufo (Panelist) – Director, Center for Wealth, Poverty, & Morality, Discovery Institute; Executive Director, The Documentary Foundation