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Oral history interview of Cristina Livingston by Juan Vasquez
In this interview, Cristina Livingston talks about coming to Miami at a young age, her first impression, and where she grew up. Ms. Livingston describes how she had been laid off due to COVID-19 shutdown, which eventually led to her eviction. She describes the process of fining and applying for help with temporary housing. She expressed her frustration with how things had been handled and the struggles that followed due to the lingering eviction record. Ms. Livingston also explained how eventually she was able to get a new place for her and her children to live in. She speaks about how educating people about housing resources, issues, and solutions is necessary to see positive change. She provides an example of how Catalyst Miami and the Miami Workers Center helped to educate her on these issues.
Florida International University, Miami, Wealth Gap, Housing, Homeownership, Eviction, Affordable Housing, Advocacy, Activism, Catalyst Miami, Education, Government Programs, COVID-19
Economic Policy | Public Policy | Social Justice
Livingston, Cristina and Vasquez, Juan, "Cristina Livingston" (2022). Miami's Wealth Gap Collection. 2.
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