Zoe Middleton (she/her) is the Southeast Texas Co-Director for Texas Housers, a nonprofit policy advocacy organization that supports low-income Texans’ efforts towards a decent, affordable home in a quality neighborhood of their choice. Middleton also serves on the board of the Midtown TIRZ and is the board president for Tenant Advocates of Harris County. She holds a Masters degree from the New School for Public Engagement. She’s presented research on belonging and public space at Rutgers and American University. Middleton’s recent speaking invitations include The American Planning Association’s annual gathering, The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition convening, The Texas Homeless Network conference, Poor People’s Campaign, the Natural Hazards Workshop, and the Just Recovery Summit.