Protecting Community Land Initiatives Events

THE BLACK COMMONS: EXPLORING LAND AND HOUSING PRACTICES IN US CITIES

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Thursday, February 17, 12:00pm1:30pm
 

The Urban Democracy Lab will host a panel discussion among scholars and activists to contemplate cooperative housing and land stewardship models that embody the idea of the Black commons. What can we learn from this rich history of alternatives to market-based housing and land ownership?

Hear from panelists Sawdayah Brownlee, Brooklyn Queens Land Trust; Kofi Boone, Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor and University Faculty Scholar, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, NC State University; and Fred McGhee, founder and president of Fred L. McGhee & Associates, an archeological and environmental consulting company; moderated by UDL Director Gianpaolo BaiocchiThis event is presented as a part of Gallatin’s 2022 Black History Month programming.

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