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The Alchemy of Stopping Gentrification

The Alchemy of Stopping Gentrification

You’ve been in those rooms, we all have. The ones where folks say “Wow we really need to do something about housing/gentrification in X city”. The lack of concrete follow-up – ANY concrete ideas on how that’s going to happen is like nails on a chalkboard to me. A few weeks ago, I had the honor of being in a room (newly remodeled and cooperatively owned) where that line was followed up, not by more head nodding
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Prayer of St. Francis – Lewiston Addition

Yesterday, Ben and I stood up with tens of other Lewiston residents against racist signs that were posted against him in his campaign for mayor. The events of the last 48 hours have given me great pause to reflect on the necessity of the work I do here with Up With Community, and the value and love I feel for all the partners that walk this road with me. I wanted to share Ben’s words from the rally last night -
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