april, 2019

18apr5:00 pm6:00 pmGreen Gentrification 101: Housing is an Earth Week issue


Event Details

We know from the environmental justice movement that our green spaces are not neutral ground. Often we speak of environmental injustice in terms of disinvestment – like patterns of hazardous dumps and coal plants in proximity to low wealth communities and communities of color. But environmental amenities – parks, bike paths, rain gardens – are also part of this racialized system. In partnership with Earth Week, Kaleigh and Mira from the CREATE Initiative will be leading a discussion about understanding the role of environmental investments in relationship to property values, real estate speculation, and gentrification.


(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST


Students' Cooperative

1721 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414