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Josh Poe
Tenant Organizer, Louisville Tenants Union
Poe, who has personal experience with housing insecurity, has spent over 20 years working with tenant organizing and housing policy. His research and community efforts focus on building powerful multiracial bases of tenants in the South. In addition to his tenure with the Louisville Tenants Union in Kentucky—a multiracial, multigenerational working-class organization—he co-founded the Root Cause Research Center, which helps build structured, renter-led campaigns in solidarity with communities under the threat of displacement, surveillance and police violence. He is originally from Eastern Kentucky.

FOCUS: Housing
ORGANIZATION: Louisville Tenants Union

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