Austin Founder Lions Club
introduced by Lion John Nyfeler
Our speaker will be the leadership of Foundation communities providing affordable housing in Austin and North Texas.
Foundation Communities, based in Austin creates housing where families succeed, providing people with an affordable, attractive place to call home and opportunities for success in education, financial stability and good health. The organization has 22 affordable housing communities for families and adults. The communities provide after school and summer programs, ESL and college prep. Services at the communities include income tax prep., and financial coaching. Residents enjoy access to health care, insurance enrollment and healthy living initiatives.
The communities are in various settings; suburban, downtown mid-rise, and garden apartments.
About our speaker:
Julian Huerta is the Deputy Executive Director of Foundation Communities, Austin’s largest nonprofit provider of affordable housing with supportive services. Julian develops and directs health, education and financial capability programs that serve more than 30,000 working poor families and homeless adults annually in Austin and North Texas. He brings over 25 years of experience in program development, nonprofit administration and fundraising, the last 19 years with Foundation Communities. Julian is a member of the Board of Directors of RAISE Texas and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Humanities Institute at the University of Texas. Julian holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of the Incarnate Word and a Master’s Degree from the University of Texas. He also completed the NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program at Harvard University.
Optional Lunch Meal $12:
We order meals based on your reservations and must pay for them even if you do not show up.
If you need to change or cancel your reservation, please call 512-441-1555.