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Dori Grabinski

Graduate student, LBJ School of Public Affairs, UT-Austin

Dori Grabinski is a graduate student at the LBJ School of Public Affairs where she studies poverty alleviation, community development, and the role of storytelling in social change. She spent the past summer working with the grassroots Hurricane Harvey relief group, West Street Recovery.

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One year after Harvey, Houston’s poorest families still struggling to recover

Our organization, West Street Recovery, is a twelve-person grassroots organization that formed in the days after Harvey to provide direct assistance to our neighbors in Northeast Houston. Though we never expected to be doing this work a year later, we continue to meet families who have fallen through the cracks of an aid system that deepens inequalities that existed before the storm.