This recorded session examines the importance of building community wealth to help people stay in place and to advance equitable development initiatives. This panel-style discussion was moderated by members of the Urban Waters Learning Network Equitable Development Collaborative Arthur Johnson (Lower Ninth Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development) and Alicia Smith (Junction Coalition). Presenters: Janet Hales (Advocates for Basic Legal Equality) and Kattie Bond-Hancock (Lucas Metropolitan Housing). Also find the recording and more resources on River Network’s page, Essential Knowledge: Gentrification and Anti-displacement.
Additional Resources – Articles & Analysis
- Confronting Disproportionate Impacts and Systemic Racism in Environmental Policy by Charles Lee
- Inclusionary Zoning – What Does the Research Tel Us about the Effectiveness of Local Action?, an Urban Institute article
- Redlining (HOLC) maps and associated notes for communities across the U.S.
Additional Resources – Organizational links
- Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (Ohio)
- Junction Coalition (Toledo, Ohio)
- Lucas Metro Housing (Toledo, Ohio)
- Urban Waters Learning Network
Additional Resources – Programs, Plans & Policies
- Choice Neighborhood Programs – a program of the federal Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- The Community Reinvestment Act, which sets requirements for financial institutions in low-income neighborhoods
- The Junction-McClinton Nunn Choice Neighborhood Plan
- The Junction Neighborhood Master Plan (Toledo, Ohio)