Local Initiatives Services Corp

Corajus leads the public stakeholder engagement process in order to establish shared priorities and an agenda for a 3-year pilot to develop an economic development strategy in North Philadelphia. The goal is to design and implement a network of coordinated actions, programs and investments that yield real and catalytic ways to reduce poverty and build intergenerational…

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What Happened to My Hood? Gentrification & Displacement in Philadelphia

“What Happened to My Hood? Gentrification & Displacement in Philadelphia:” These questions introduce the workshop that tells the story of Philadelphia neighborhoods and the removal of historically oppressed communities from the early 20th century until the present. With the understanding that these are ongoing processes, this workshop seeks to incorporate collective solutions to this collective…

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Political Legacies of Philadelphia:

This workshop makes historical connections to the current Philadelphia landscape with the administrations of Rizzo, Goode, Street, Nutter, and others. Specifically highlighting the impact of these administrations on Black people, POC, and poor people, this workshop explores the remnants of their legacies on the present day.

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