This has been the hardest year of my life. But I survived. Many did not. Should I feel grateful? I do, I guess, if only to not scorn those who have been lost. But what toll has it exacted? On us? On me? What has this year revealed about us as a civilization and about our future? What’s next?
Category Archives: Housing
Dismantling the Barriers of White Supremacy Obstructing Ecological Sustainability Initiatives in Communities of Color
Institutional racism upheld by strong capitalist markets have embedded inequity into the fabric of American society for centuries, disenfranchising entire communities of color; economically disadvantaged communities are therefore largely excluded from mechanisms that would contribute to creating healthier local communities and a more sustainable world.
Misconceptions about Section 8
I understand why there are people who don’t like the idea of subsidized housing. As someone living in subsidized housing, though, I want those people to understand that this isn’t what we want either. We want to be able to have our homes and pay for our own lives. That’s just not a viable option for us at the current moment.