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History of Redlining & Rochester Gentrification

This workshop will explore and deconstruct the history of redlining, restrictive covenants, and racist/discriminatory housing practices throughout Rochester's history of urban development. Facilitators will also explore models and solutions to building community wealth and development without displacement.

This workshop is offered as an open class of CAS 202: Introduction to Community-Engaged Scholarship and is free to the community.

About the Speaker:
Shane Wiegand (he/his/him) is a fourth grade teacher in the Rush Henrietta Central School District. He attended SUNY Geneseo and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Childhood and Special Education and a Master’s degree in Childhood Multicultural Education. Shane and his wife Jennie live in the Beechwood Neighborhood. Shane serves as treasurer on the board of the Beechwood Neighborhood Coalition, sits on the Connected Communities Housing Committee, and is the outreach chair of the City Roots Community Land Trust.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 3:25pm to 4:30pm

Rush Rhees Library, Barbara J. Burger iZone
755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626

Event Type

Lectures and Talks

Audience

Students

Tags

community engagement

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/24127...

Cost

Free

Group
Barbara J. Burger iZone, Center for Community Engagement
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