Austin: 12 Escuelas Enfrentan al Cierre Sobre la Gentrificación Que Reduce el Número de Inscripción.

Foto: El Consejo de AISD reunían el 9 de septiembre para repasar los cierres propuestos de 12 escuelas Este artículo es una traducción. Por Walter Villareal y David Martínez El lunes por la noche, el consejo del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Austin (o AISD) revisó los planes de cerrar 12 escuelas públicas en base a las recomendaciones del distrito publicadas el viernes pasado. AISD continúa … Continue reading Austin: 12 Escuelas Enfrentan al Cierre Sobre la Gentrificación Que Reduce el Número de Inscripción.

LOS ANGELES: Revolutionaries Disrupt Opening Day of Gentrifier Gallery

By Felipe Vera On September 7, revolutionary anti-gentrification organization Defend Boyle Heights (DBH) led militant activists in disrupting the reopening of the Nicodim art gallery at its new location in downtown Los Angeles. Nicodim was originally located in Boyle Heights, before being driven out after a two-year long anti-gentrification resistance led by activists and community members. Although representatives of Nicodim say the protests had no … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Revolutionaries Disrupt Opening Day of Gentrifier Gallery

AUSTIN: 12 Schools Face Closure as Gentrification Drives Lower Enrollment Numbers

Photo: The AISD board meets on September 9 to go over the proposed closures of 12 schools. By Walter Villarreal and David Martinez On Monday night, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) board of trustees went over plans to shut down 12 public schools based on recommendations from the district released last Friday. AISD continues to face declining enrollment primarily due to the ongoing gentrification … Continue reading AUSTIN: 12 Schools Face Closure as Gentrification Drives Lower Enrollment Numbers

AUSTIN: Mayor Pelted with Eggs After Confrontation with Anti-Gentrification Activists

Photo: Austin Mayor Steve Adler at homelessness forum on Tuesday By Ed Dalton Around 9 PM on Tuesday, after leaving a heated forum on Austin’s homeless at St. Edwards University, a black SUV driven by Austin Mayor Steve Adler was pelted with eggs. Eggs hit the driver side windows and windshield, prompting the police to search the wooded area around the action for over an … Continue reading AUSTIN: Mayor Pelted with Eggs After Confrontation with Anti-Gentrification Activists

Los Ángeles: La Construcción de la Torre Gentrificadora de Verizon se ha Aplazado Después de una Protesta.

Foto: Los residentes de Boyle Heights protestan por la construcción de la nueva torre de Verizon frente al jardín de la comunidad. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Bill Smith El 25 de agosto, miembros de la comunidad en Boyle Heights se movilizaron para resistir la construcción de una nueva torre de telefonía celular 5G en el sitio de un jardín comunitario y centro cultural, … Continue reading Los Ángeles: La Construcción de la Torre Gentrificadora de Verizon se ha Aplazado Después de una Protesta.

PITTSBURGH: Fire Displaces Residents in Path of Gentrification

Photo: The cause of the fire of the apartment complex in the Hill District is still unknown, but residents believe it was due to poor maintenance of the building. By Darius Firoozi The former residents of an apartment complex in the Hill District Area are struggling to find permanent housing after a large fire displaced them last month. The slumlords at Allegheny Housing Rehabilitation Company … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Fire Displaces Residents in Path of Gentrification

LOS ANGELES: Construction of Gentrifying Verizon Tower Postponed After Protest

Photo: Boyle Heights residents protest construction of new Verizon tower in front of community garden. By Bill Smith On August 25, community members in Boyle Heights mobilized to resist the planned construction of a new 5G cell phone tower on the site of a community garden and cultural center, which residents say will accelerate gentrification. Telecommunications firm Verizon was originally planning to begin construction the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Construction of Gentrifying Verizon Tower Postponed After Protest