Posts Tagged as "gentrification"

Persistent Gentrification in Long Beach Increases Student Homelessness and Debt

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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“They’re working several jobs in order to make ends meet in addition to going to school. They come in hoping that financial aid will cover everything and they find out it will not.”

Beauty Without the Pain: Can Cambodian Americans Revitalize Their Town Without Displacing Their Own?

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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Long Beach has the largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Cambodia. As the community seeks to improve their neighborhood, many recognize that revitalization without displacement is a balancing act.

The Paradoxical Nature of Gentrification in Long Beach’s Gayborhood

Oct. 13, 2017 / By
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When it comes to gentrification and the LGBTQ community, there seems to be two conversations — how so-called “gayborhoods” invite gentrification and how gentrification threatens gayborhoods’ existence.

One Family, Three Generations in a Changing Barrio

Oct. 9, 2017 / By
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Three generations of my family saw Santa Ana’s gentrification unravel its many forms before our eyes. Through the decades, my grandmother, my mother and I have been able to observe the changes in our own way.

At Annual Event, Coalition Calls for Unity Through Diversity in Face of Harsh Climate

Apr. 6, 2017 / By
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More than 20 Long Beach organizations came together at the 2017 People's State of the City yesterday to oppose deportations, pollution, gentrification, city funding priorities, and much, much more.

How Do LB Neighbors Talk About Gentrification?

Mar. 9, 2017 / By
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Despite emerging as a major urban issue, a Youth Reporter found that Long Beach residents don’t seem to want to talk about gentrification.

Ballot Measure Aims to Stem Rising Youth Homelessness in L.A.

Mar. 2, 2017 / By
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More youth are homeless now because of Los Angeles' rising cost of living. Can Measure H help?

Gentrifying the Coast: High Costs Block Beach Access for Poor, Poll Finds

Feb. 6, 2017 / By and
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Expensive parking and overnight accommodations limit coastal access for visitors especially people of color and low-income groups.

“Let Us Stay” — Tenants and Activists March Downtown for Renter’s Day

Sep. 24, 2016 / By
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Tenants and activists marched across downtown, occasionally stopping to chant in front of 'slumlord' properties for Thursday's National Renter’s Day of Action.

Long Beach’s Art of Displacement — A Housing Crisis Through Images, Words

Aug. 10, 2016 / By
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A traveling art exhibit is using visuals, short stories, and spoken word recordings to tell the stories of the city's housing crisis.