"Who are the Gentrified?"
Vanessa J. Cheeks writes for Open Mic:
During the full-day event, speakers discussed the need to change the idea that renters and low-income residents can’t fight against unfair revitalization. They argued for increased agency throughout Rochester and encouraged activists to have in-person conversations with residents that could lead to real action.
“Reading about gentrification and development, the news stories and the rhetoric that we share on social media, it’s good to kind of be in person and connect. It helps to create a more well-rounded narrative” said Calvin Eaton, founder of 540 West Main and moderator for Saturday’s discussion.
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