Join our monthly meeting of the Diversity and Equity Committee! Diversity and Equity Committee at the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition- focusing on racial and economic diversity and equity in bicycle advocacy in general, and at the Coalition specifically. Our meetings are once a month, and are discussion-based.
This month's topic is a continued discussion on Gentrification, and there are four articles to read before you arrive on Friday:
Cubias, Daniel.“Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?”The Huffington Post: Latino Voices. July 2015
Demby, Gene. “In Chicago, Neighborhoods That Are More Black Don't Gentrify.”National Public Radio. Aug. 2014.
Florida, Richard. “The closest look yet at gentrification and displacement.”The Atlantic City Lab. Nov. 2015.
A new study finds that gentrification improves Philadelphia neighborhoods, but its ripple effects hurt the most vulnerable. Mehta, Neerja. “Editorial Counterpoint: The down side to gentrifying the North SIde.”Star Tribune. Aug. 2015. (read with Star Trib editorial on same topic)
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