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How You Can Get Involved

Please call us at 214-823-2733 if you can help.

Fundraising:
• Organizing a fundraising event — garage sale, benefit concert, party with collection for TTU, car wash, etc.
• Arranging for proceeds from a professional organization to be donated to TTU
• Filling out form to obtain matching donations from corporate employers
• Approaching businesses for donations and organizing a raffle
• Providing consulting expertise on no- or low-budget fundraising events

Advancing Tenants’ Rights:
• Meeting with legislators on needed reforms
• Participating in letter writing campaigns to elected officials
• Sending letters to the editor

Counseling:
• Providing one-to-one assistance/answering tenant/landlord questions at workshops, and/or on the phone. Requires commitment to training, and volunteering at least two hours a month.

Clerical/Administrative: 
• Clearing phone machine
• Assembling membership packets
• Sending monthly renewal letters
• Staffing workshops (handling sign-in, taking membership dues and distributing packet)
• Data entry

 

Translation and Interpretation:    

Bilingual (Spanish) volunteers are needed to help at our Wednesday night workshops, and on occasion, with written materials.

 

 

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