Get educated about lead! Let's dig into understanding lead risks and how to maintain a healthy home.
What we'll cover:
Registration: $5 for residents of Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park | $8 for Metro Detroit residents
Dinner provided with Registration, catered by Rocky's Road Brew
Doors open at 5:30
ABOUT THE PANELISTS
Rashard Montgomery is a State Certified Lead Professional who helps property owners,
industrial manufacturers and municipalities identify lead-based paint and lead components.
Before starting RSM LEAD INSPECTION, Rashard worked for 10 years as a construction site
manager and plumber with his family's federal procurement business.
When he is not working on RSM projects, Rashard enjoys creating art, graphic design
and volunteering for community events. Rashard is available for lead inspection services and private consultations.
Joshua Akers, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Geography and Urban & Regional Studies at University of Michigan-Dearborn. Akers' research and writing examines the intersection of markets and policy and their material impacts on urban neighborhoods and everyday life. He is particularly interested in the transition of property markets in the wake of the financial crisis. He works directly with organizations and activists focused on housing and tenancy issues in Detroit. He developed a web mapping tool to assist communities working to slow speculation and its effects on local neighborhoods-- propertypraxis.org.
Founded in 1999, CLEARCorps Detroit works to prevent lead poisoning and create Healthy Homes for children and families through managing programs, policy, advocacy, and outreach.CLEARCorps works tirelessly on behalf of Detroit families to help create lead-safe, energy-efficient, and asthma-friendly healthy housing.
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