Tagged: District of Columbia
Join in conversation with Andy Shallal, E. Ethelbert Miller, Joy Zarembka, Steve Cobble, and Jonetta Rose Barras.
An afternoon discussion about a unique community service response to DC gentrification that is building diverse friendships across several social cleavages.
In the District of Columbia, youth face particular challenges as disparities in resources and risks vary drastically in just a matter of miles.
DC youth between the ages of 16 to 19 are in crisis. They are experiencing unemployment levels 2.3 times the national average.
Come to the DC premier screening of this film which - in the spirit of Wisconsin - takes us across the U.S. amidst the economic collapse to the find people's grassroots solutions.
The best hope I see for the country and it's cities, like Washington DC, is that sooner rather than latter the electorate recognizes that changing politicians isn't a change we can believe in, rather the country must radically change the trickle down, deregulated economy which has maintained racial divisions and increased economic inequality.