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For People of Color, Gentrification is More a Curse than a Blessing
February 27, 2020
According to a March 2019 study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), more than 135,000 Black and Hispanics around the nation were displaced between 2000 and 2012. Gentrification and displacement of long-time residents were most intense from 2000 to 2013 in the nation's biggest cities, and rare in most other places, according to the study. During those years, gentrification was concentrated in larger cities with vibrant economies but also appeared in smaller cities where it often impacted areas with the most amenities near central business districts. ... read more »
Garcetti and Harris-Dawson Open Affordable Housing Units
November 14, 2019
Next to Rolland Curtis Gardens is near Expo Line in South L.A. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Hosts Housing & Homelessness Community Forum in Inglewood
June 25, 2019
More than 800 residents of Inglewood, Lennox, and the surrounding areas gathered at Inglewood High School on Saturday to participate in Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ (CA-43) Housing and Homelessness Community Forum ... read more »
It All Starts with a Coffee Shop: Gentrification Beyond the Numbers
December 13, 2018
Windsor Hills and View Park have always been a shining Black light in Los Angeles. It’s where Black doctors and lawyers aspired to live when they weren’t welcomed in Bel-Air or Brentwood, where Ray Charles, Meghan Markle, and Ike and Tina Turner lived. It was the gold standard for Black people, a gleaming refuge lost to most in the sprawl of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Top Stories of 2017 
December 28, 2017
These are some of the top stories that gripped the headlines of 2017.   ... read more »
Crenshaw Community Concerns Invoke Gentrification Summit
December 7, 2017
Event organizer Damien Goodman founder of the Crenshaw Subway Coalition, noted, “Sixty percent of the room was black, but the rest was brown and yellow coming together. ... read more »
Resist Gentrification Action Summit
December 1, 2017
Dec. 2 On December 2nd, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s Housing is a Human Right project and over 40 tenant rights, civil rights, faith-based and social justice organizations are coming together for the Resist Gentrification Action Summit to combat California’s ongoing housing crisis. ... read more »
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon
November 30, 2017
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon ... read more / view cartoon »
Gentrification Roils Cape Town, Resistance Grows
June 1, 2017
The occupation began in March when the Western Cape government reneged on a previous commitment to develop an abandoned building into public housing. ... read more »
Environmental Equity – Priority for Our Community
March 16, 2017
We need to continue to shine a spotlight on these issues that collectively impact our lives, and invest in strategies that address this systemic problem ... read more »
PACE FINANCING
October 13, 2016
THE NEXT HOUSING CRISIS IS UNDERWAY ... read more »
Community Forum Speaks To Metro CEO About Concerns, Issues
June 22, 2016
Transit, gentrification & local hire were the topics at structured South L.A. forum with Metro CEO ... read more »
Is D.C. Still The Chocolate City?
April 21, 2016
“I feel like D.C. is no longer the Chocolate City, because of the amount of gentrification and the demographics are changing,” says Kobi Marshall, 22, who was born in Washington. ... read more »
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