Please attend the event, learn more about what it means to be homeless, and support this new book by coming out for this book launch by my dear
friend, Richard Troxell!
“Looking Up At The Bottom Line: The Struggle for The Living Wage!”
by Richard R. Troxell
When: Saturday, November 20
Time: 2-4 PM
Where: First United Methodist Church
1201 Lavaca St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512 478-5684
Media Contact: Melissa Weiner. , 505-920-4006
Book Description: Looking Up At The Bottom Line by Richard R. Troxell is an intense personal, political, and educational guide through the last 30 years of homelessness in America, a journey which presents Troxell’s workable solution to economic homelessness in America: the Universal Living Wage.
Richard R. Troxell has been striving to end homelessness since he first witnessed it as a self made mortgage foreclosure preventionist in Philadelphia in the 1980s.
Today, Richard Troxell works with people with disabilities and homeless citizens of Austin, TX., as the founder and director of Legal Aid for the Homeless. He is also President and Founder of House the Homeless, Inc. (nonprofit-501c3), which he established in 1989. HtH is comprised of homeless and formerly homeless citizens struggling to protect their civil rights and find solutions that will end homelessness in their lifetime. He is the creator of the economic solution to homelessness: The Universal Living Wage. He serves on the board of the National Coalition for the Homeless.
Richard Troxell earned a B.A. in sociology with honors from St. Edward’s University.
The Pennsylvania Senate, The Philadelphia Bar Association, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, La Salle University, The late Texas Governor Ann Richards, The United Nations
Honors and awards include:
Honored by the Texas Civil Rights Commission, National Jefferson Service Award, The Five Who Care Award, The JC Penny Golden Rule Award, The TX Homeless Network Outstanding Community Service Award