Creative Director + Community Leader Grace Dlabik on Australia’s Accessible Housing Crisis, On TDF Talks
Many of you may remember Grace Dlabik from the moving (and very popular!) story she shared in our ‘Family’ column last year. It was the first time she had spoken publicly about life with her partner Morganne and son Elijah, and the struggles they have faced to find a rental property to meet Elijah’s accessibility needs.
Since that time of generous sharing (a scary and vulnerable thing!), a group of friends rallied around her to organise a crowdfunding campaign. This sparked a community effort to try to remedy the issue, and Grace has been at the centre of a public campaign raising action and awareness around Australia’s accessible housing crisis. She does this all while full-time caring for Elijah AND running her creative business.
Grace has an infectious warmth and her loving energy is a vehicle for so many around her. From the creatives she manages (like artist Aretha Brown), the campaigns she creates and the community she is a part of, Grace brings generosity and care everywhere she goes.
Safe to say she’s a pretty incredible human!
This podcast conversation is a dive into her creative endeavours, her life with Elijah and the campaigning that is woven into the fabric of her everyday life. Watch this space for the crowdfunding campaign that is soon to roll out!
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