Stories with 'gentrification' tag

Value of Miami’s Community: Premiere Podcast

We’re excited to kick-off 2018 with a brand new podcast series in the spirit of Designing the WE that will regularly highlight leaders & organizations from throughout greater Miami focused on making a positive impact on our community development & the lives of residents! For episode #1, which falls on W.K. Kellogg Foundation‘s 2nd annual National Day of Racial […]

/ January 5, 2018


Allapattah is not a ‘blank slate.’

Justin Trieger and Amy San Pedro, both Miami transplants, moved to Allapattah two years ago. As they watch the neighborhood change around them, they’re learning how they can support, rather than displace, the community already there.

/ May 21, 2017


Is climate change gentrification really happening in Miami?

Homebuyers are beginning to look for higher ground. Much of it is in low-income neighborhoods like Little Haiti and Liberty City.

/ May 17, 2017


Allapattah: Miami’s next Wynwood?

Sky-high prices in Wynwood are pushing restaurants, galleries, and artists into Allapattah, the heart of Miami’s Dominican community.

/ March 22, 2017


How to get from poverty to prosperity

Miami has some affordability issues. We all know that. We’re going to have a conversation about how to fix some of them.

/ February 1, 2017


Little Haiti ‘will probably end up looking like another Midtown’

But if developers think about what makes this neighborhood special, maybe some of what’s special about Little Haiti can be preserved.

/ January 30, 2017


Little Haiti’s on the cusp of a boom. These are the people shaping it.

Residents, property owners, and developers sat in a room in the Little Haiti Cultural Center and something amazing happened. They actually listened to each other.

/ January 17, 2017


Let’s not make Wynwood’s mistakes in Little Haiti

Developers and property owners are already beginning to ignore the voices of the community. But it’s not too late yet.

/ January 16, 2017


University of Miami and West Grove’s churches team up to fight re-segregation

The churches are the most powerful organization in long marginalized West Grove – and UM’s law school is giving them a megaphone at a critical moment.

/ January 4, 2017


Know your rights as a renter in Miami

It’s not easy renting in Miami–landlords hold a majority of state power over tenants. And it shows: evictions seem to be happening left and right in the rapidly changing Little River and Little Haiti neighborhoods. Here’s our guide to help you better protect yourself.

/ September 21, 2016