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Gentrification & Displacement

Watch: 

WURD Radio's recorded panel discussion: 

Urban Displacement Project's video, Gentrification Explained: 

 

 

Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity's report, Revitalization without Gentrification: 

http://kirwaninstitute.osu.edu/reports/2004/07_2004_Gentrification%20and%20Revitalization.pdf

Read: 

How to Kill a City by Peter Moskowitz

Check out: 

Dealing with Gentrification Toolkit: http://dealingwithgentrification.org/toolkit/

Urban Displacement Project: http://www.urbandisplacement.org/gentrification-explained

For community education / workshop facilitation: 

CORAJUS (Coalition for Racial Justice): www.corajus.org 

For assistance: 

Community Legal Services: http://www.clsphila.org 

Philadelphia Basic Systems Home Repair: http://ohcdphila.org/home-repair/bsrp/

Longtime Owner Occupants Program: https://www.phila.gov/services/payments-assistance-taxes/income-based-assistance-programs/longtime-owner-occupants-program/

Germantown First-Time Homebuyer Counseling: https://germantownunitedcdc.org/community-resources/housing-counseling-services/

Tenant Union Representative Network: http://rturn.net/

Time Banking

Watch: 

Time Banking on Good Morning America: 

Time as Money trailer (watch in full by setting up a free account on Kanopy.com): 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=ud5HVh500J0

Check out: 

Womanist Working Collective Reciprocity Time Bank: 

https://www.womanistworkingcollective.org/reciprocity-time-bank?fbclid=IwAR0FcPQQ4GdQaTeLLc9yF4YOE04q7DmYP1IySkJ2abYKR3NfoAupdk27f7A

Community Land Trust

Watch: 

Arc of Justice documentary​: 

 

 

Streets of Dreams documentary: https://www.newday.com/film/streets-dreams

(both films are short and available with a free account on Kanopy.com)

Read: 

The Next System Project on CLTs: https://thenextsystem.org/learn/stories/community-land-trust

Cooperative Business, Cooperative Housing, Cooperatives Misc.

Housing, Cooperative Living, & Intentional Community

Get involved with: 

Women's Community Revitalization Project: www.wcrpphila.org   

Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities 

Read: 

How our housing choices make adult friendships more difficult:

https://www.vox.com/2015/10/28/9622920/housing-adult-friendship

Check out: 

Life Center Association in West Philly: http://www.lca.coop

The story of New Communities Inc in Albany, GA

PUSH Buffalo: https://www.pushbuffalo.org/

Grassroots Organizing & Movement Building 

Read: 

The Next American Revolution by Grace Lee Boggs​

Bridging the Class Divide by Linda Stout

Civic Engagement and the Restoration of Community (34 pages) by Peter Block: 

http://www.peterblock.com/_assets/downloads/Civic.pdf

Small Works / Little Actions Everywhere Yes! Magazine article: 

https://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/mental-health/5-ways-small-actions-have-huge-power-20180910?fbclid=IwAR1FFAfu2ikSNIKAaoBdvNFa26EpUkRU4qT8xpxJnRRxG5N43VOBLEqXxio

Check out: 

Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership, Detroit: www.boggscenter.org

Piedmont Peace Project

Community-Based Solutions / Optimism for the Future (in general)

Read: 

Yes! Magazine: www.yesmagazine.org (subscribe to e-newsletter or home delivery)