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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.

Featuring:

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.