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Gentrification: Is Pop Culture Getting it Right?
With films like In the Heights and shows like Netflix’s Gente-fied bringing issues of neighborhood change and cultural displacement to viewers across the country, what do organizers and housing advocates have to say about how pop culture portrays “gentrification"?

Join the discussion with Brandon Duong, Shelterforce’s associate editor; Mindy Fullilove, professor of urban policy and health at the New School, and author of Root Shock and Urban Alchemy; Leonardo Vilchis, co-founder of Union de Vecinos, an organization of neighborhood committees building community power in Boyle Heights (East LA) and Maywood; and Kenia Alcocer, co-director of Union de Vecinos.

Aug 26, 2021 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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