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On April 12, members of the Ithaca College community gathered to discuss labor issues in Chinatown — as well as the ongoing gentrification and violence against Asian American communities — at the Pandemic of Violence event.

IC community discusses labor issues in Chinatown

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor April 13, 2022
As the ongoing labor movement brings long-unaddressed labor issues into the political limelight, activists have been raising awareness for workers in Chinatown, New York City.
Editorial: Gentrification and its stories must be listened to

Editorial: Gentrification and its stories must be listened to

By The Ithacan February 10, 2022
Acknowledging that gentrification is wrong does not equate to an understanding of why gentrification is in fact “bad.”
Spencer Whitmore, who grew up in poverty in the Ithaca area, has noticed the changing scenery and increasing economic stratification of his hometown.

Students native to Ithaca feel changes from gentrification

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 9, 2022
In Ithaca, gentrification has been silently changing the scenery of The Commons as well as pricing out and displacing lower-income Ithacans.
 Ithaca College junior Emily Obando writes about the gentrification she has seen in her hometown of Brooklyn, New York, and relates it to the gentrification and housing disparities she has seen in Ithaca.

Commentary: Gentrification: all that glitters is not gold

By Emily Obando October 27, 2020
When gentrification happens within a community, it leads to the displacement of long-term residents who are not able to benefit from the new changes.
Idrissou Mora-Kpai, assistant professor in the Ithaca College Department of Media, Arts, Sciences and Studies, is an award-winning filmmaker.

Q&A: Professor releases documentary on racism and gentrification

By John Turner, Opinion Editor October 17, 2020
I just want people to have more awareness on these issues. A film like “America Street” extends awareness.
Urban gentrification destroys cultures and communities

Urban gentrification destroys cultures and communities

By Malika Giddens September 17, 2014

It isn’t fun when you have to leave home because you cannot afford it anymore. The moment you stop recognizing the people around you always makes the place you call “home” feel unfamiliar. Things...

Alumnus discusses food justice and gentrification

By Sage Daugherty, Online News Editor September 17, 2013
Ajamu Brown '99 presented on food justice in New York City, at 4 p.m. Monday in The Center for Natural Sciences.
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