Transforming Neighborhoods the right way: Strengthening gentrifying Black Neighborhoods
Anietie Ekanem, OneBayview.com
Transforming Neighborhood Economics: Strengthening Gentrifying Neighborhoods the right way Black and brown neighborhoods have been on the forefront of poor health, food desserts, crime and punishment, poor housing, and little finance. This has been by design. With gentrification these systems are changing to embrace the new white residents. This panel will discuss 1) Can gentrification be a force of good 2) What funding mechanisms are there to jump start our neighborhood economies 2) What are the untapped assets that we need to map for success 3) How to strengthen communities by integrating our history with a new economic way forward 4) How do we fund local economies to transform street level entrepreneurs into the business owners that we need Walk away with a deeper understanding of the issue and help us create a framework on how we move our neighborhoods forward.
African-American, Black, Brown, gender, Latinx
Tyra Fennel, Imprint City Melora Green, Melonie Green - Executive Directors of African-American Cultural Center Malik Looper, San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development