Graduation Date

Fall 12-13-2019

Grading Professor

Alia Malek

Subject Concentration


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Mi Casa No Es Su Casa, Take Back The Bronx, Northern Manhattan Is Not For Sale -- in neighborhoods all across New York City, a movement is afoot to take back community control of the urban planning process. These groups and others, faced with increasing gentrification in their own neighborhoods, are fighting back against city-led rezonings that they say would further exacerbate the displacement of longtime residents. Among those leading the charge is Mi Casa No Es Su Casa, a team of social justice activists using the tools of radical grassroots organizing to oppose a slate rezoning of Bushwick, a north Brooklyn neighborhood undergoing dramatic social and physical change.



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