Apr. 18, 2023 6:14 am
Gentrification and affordable housing: What’s the remedy to a sick situation?
How local organizations are hoping policies and financing can impact the intersection between long-term affordability and gentrification.
Jul. 21, 2021 12:21 pm
Commentary: North Philadelphia residents fight for its future, call to stop gentrification and displacement
Generocity contributor Marilyn Kai Jewett, herself North Philly born and raised, speaks to community members about their ongoing work to make sure the neighborhood isn't "rewritten."
Jun. 9, 2021 12:59 pm
Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality
It is only when people feel they have a stake in a future that is non deterministic, not associated with economic gain, and rooted in community, can possibilities for hope, creative control, and meaningful access spring forward.
Jan. 19, 2021 12:00 pm
Community advocates make the case for equitable housing in the spirit of Dr. King
In observation of MLK Day of Service, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia hosted a virtual conversation between Corinne O'Connell and James Crowder on the ongoing fair housing crisis —part of the org’s series, "Race, Housing, and Health in Philadelphia."
Oct. 15, 2020 1:20 pm
Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly
"Taking it down symbolizes the destruction of hope, destroying visibility of Latinxs, women, Lesbians, and cancer warriors," says guest columnist Erme Maula.
Sep. 28, 2020 9:08 am
Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond
Drones and surveillance cameras can be an innovative resource, say some of those interviewed for this story. But others have privacy concerns and feel harms experienced by the community need to be addressed first.
Sep. 24, 2020 12:25 pm
Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed
Neighborhood leaders paint a picture of a vulnerable community imperiled, not only by COVID-19, but by students' risky behavior and a university plan that didn't include them.
Jan. 29, 2020 8:42 am
Sarah Yeung is focused on building community around conversation in Chinatown
The consultant’s work with the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation prioritizes the community's voice in the fight against gentrification.
Apr. 16, 2019 12:24 pm
Another community garden is losing land to development
A developer recently purchased one of César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden's parcels in Kensington for $2,500.
Apr. 9, 2019 11:00 am
Can a creator hub in Kensington help slow displacement?
Little Giant's Meegan Denenberg: "IF Lab is pivoting the narrative of displacement and gentrification by creating a welcoming space for the community to meet the changing needs of the market.”