Constructing Solidarities for a Humane UrbanismMain MenuWhat is this publication about?Publication ModulesThe Movements: Forging Transnational SolidaritiesDisplacement, Racism and Alienation in the Time of Late CapitalismSection IGetting Through CollectivesSection IIForging Radical CareSection IIIAcknowledgementsSpeaker BiographiesThis page contains biographies of speakers from the Constructing Solidarities for a Humane Urbanism symposium who appear in videos in this publication.Editorial TeamAbout this BookCitation and Copyright InformationFaranak Miraftabdee1a2b05e577d4126d3fbe6e514c7a2a789da58Ken Edgar Salo474c1fe2345b49f81d0fc1a403d986f631134469Efadul Huqdf371c6ceafa04287ef25b4c87a51165e3aaf53fAtyeh Ashtari1e6f8d296ef164ea5d37faaa756eadaf8374f84eDavid Aristizabal Urreabbb4a8304ac70c6e6b59b106ea0c2493f06b7caaPublished by Publishing Without Walls, Urbana, Ill., part of the Illinois Open Publishing Network,
“Resisting Absence, Abandonment, and Gentrification: Community Groups Fight Back”
12018-08-28T14:29:08-05:00Atyeh Ashtari1e6f8d296ef164ea5d37faaa756eadaf8374f84e72Presentation by Eric Goldfischer (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis) from panel on Cultural Practices of Resistance and Solidarities.plain2019-01-03T13:01:13-06:00Daniel Tracye4d2055c1ec04bf92575642aae6698bc52f8f12a
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12018-04-03T16:13:35-05:00Community Land Trusts as Organizing Model12Module 2.4plain1682019-01-03T16:12:17-06:00In this module, you will learn about how community land trust organizing responds to structural abandonment and absence in the context of gentrification. Abandonment, as Eric Goldfischer explains in his talk, is a cumulative process that happens through passive disinvestment from neighborhoods or through active forms of planning such as planned shrinkage. Detroit. Bronx. The people in these cities have undergone structural processes of abandonment. Goldfischer argues that Picture the Homeless, an organization founded and led by homeless people, is challenging structural forces of abandonment through organizing around community land trusts. Community land trusts call for a fundamental rethinking of our relations to land and housing. In module two, we examined Take Back the Land’s organizing for community land trusts. In this case study, we will see how Picture the Homeless developed a political economy analysis of housing and vacancy in the New York City and engaged with policymakers, members, and community folks in different capacities. The readings will help us engage further with the case study and the dynamics of land trusts. We will also pay attention to the importance of images and imagination in the making of urban reality.