RESEARCH

BROOKLYN’S LATINX NEIGHBORHOODS

This research explores the forces, politics, and agents that once shaped the community organizing and neighborhood development efforts led by the Brown and Black communities that repopulated and revived neighborhoods abandoned by both the middle-class and public officials in New

COMMUNITY-CONTROLLED HOUSING

Community-controlled housing, despite its marginal presence in large urban areas, represents spaces of resistance that have emerged out of long-term struggles in low-income and underserved communities. These spaces have been constituted as a means of survival providing permanent affordable housing that neither the

HOUSING ACTIVISM: COUNTER-NARRATIVES, RADICAL CARTOGRAPHIES, AND RESISTANCE PRACTICES

Combining story-telling and critical geography, this project seeks to expose Black and Brown housing struggles, community organizing efforts promoting housing justice, and collective visions leading to community-controlled housing in New York City. This will be achieved through the creation of an