Beyond Bricks and Mortar: Stories of Community and Resilience
Fri, September 9 '16
6pm – 9pm
"This collaborative project between public housing residents and community organizations/volunteers seeks to highlight the on the lives and experiences of residents in public housing residents as they face the changes in their communities as a result of diminishing affordable housing stock and gentrification.
This multi-media exhibit aims to bring longevity to public awareness around the issues that residents have had to contend with for decades. Through this project, we hope to inspire forceful action against the human rights violations inflicted on our forgotten neighbors in public housing.
Utilizing various media platforms such as video and photography; “It’s Our Community” will foster intergenerational partnerships with young people, adults and seniors to collect and convey the stories of their lived experiences."
Co-presented by Casa Experimental & Disclaimer Gallery