Community Conversations Series

Community Conversations Series

Community Conversation discussing gentrification, urban renewal, redevelopment, and displacement.
Uptown Church and Uplift Community High School partner twice a year to host a public conversation for the neighborhood. Our Fall 2019 topic is Urban Revitalization. Uptown is experiencing quite a bit of change right now. Buzzwords used in many discussions around these shifts in the neighborhood are: gentrification, urban renewal, redevelopment, and displacement.
 
This discussion will feature a diverse panel of powerful and intelligent voices that help us address these issues we face as a community. 
 
Our panel for the evening includes:
 
Josh McGee
Reporter, Chicago Reporter
 
Martin Sorge
Executive Director, Uptown United
 
Carolina Sternberg
Associate Professor and Chair, Latino and Latin American Studies, DePaul University
 
Cynthia Roubik
Assistant Commissioner, Dept. of Planning and Development, City of Chicago
 
Join us for this free event as we seek out ways to come together and strengthen our city. Free parking is available at Uplift Community High School. Light refreshments will be served.

Details

Date/Time November 18 2019, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location Located at Uptown Church at the Wilson Abbey. Please enter through Everybody's Coffee.
Phone Pastor Jeremy Falk

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