Present: Documenting Gentrification
March 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
A Zoom panel about the role of documentation as a tool for preserving histories of gentrification, organizing against displacement, and celebrating resilience. A conversation with This Side of Hoover, The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, and The East Hollywood Tenants Union.
Samanta Helou Hernandez, This Side of Hoover: This Side of Hoover is a visual archive documenting gentrification and resilience along the East Hollywood/Silverlake border.
Terra Graziani, The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project: Terra Graziani is a researcher and tenants’ rights organizer based in Los Angeles, CA. She founded and co-directs the Los Angeles chapter of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AEMP), a digital storytelling collective documenting dispossession and resistance in solidarity with gentrifying communities through research, oral history, and data work.
The East Hollywood Tenants Union: Fighting for the human right to housing, member-funded, member-led.