HUD Secretary Julián Castro Speaks at the 2015 Reimagining Cities Conference

September 9, 2015 - The Honorable Julián Castro, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of HUD with events hosted by The LBJ School of Public Affairs and co-hosted by the RGK Center. Secretary Castro offered a keynote address at the 2015 Reimagining Cities Conference, a gathering of Austin-area community leaders that focused on forward thinking approaches to creating affordable housing and strong, sustainable neighborhoods; access to good jobs and schools, and innovative urban planning. Immediately following his remarks, Secretary Castro met with a small group of LBJ School students to answer questions related to ongoing research projects at the School.

Video: Julián Castro Keynote Speech - 09/09/15

 

HUD Secretary Julián Castro speaking at the 2015 Reimaging Cities Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUD Secretary Julián Castro delivers keynote address at the 2015 Reimaging Cities Conference

Secretary Castro seated in classroom during Q&A session with LBJ School students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary Castro participates in Q&A session with LBJ School students

HUD Secretary Julián Castro poses in a classroom with students at The LBJ School of Public Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary Castro and LBJ School Interim Dean Bob Wilson shake hands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary Castro and LBJ School Interim Dean Bob Wilson

L-R: Professor Angela Evans, Professor Sherri Greenberg, CHASP Director Cynthia Osborne, HUD Secretary Julián Castro, RGK Center Director David W. Springer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L-R: Professor Angela Evans, Professor Sherri Greenberg, CHASP Director Cynthia Osborne, HUD Secretary Julián Castro, RGK Center Director David W. Springer