Round Table Discussion: Gentrification & the Monopolization of Space

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RON WHYTE

Ron Whyte is a working class person of African descent who has been an organizer with various struggles since being radicalized by the 2003 Iraq war. Ron has been involved in alternative media since 2009, and has been working to operate in solidarity with movements towards indigenous liberation since 2012. Ron is a curator of the Deep Green Philly website.

DIANE WONG

Diane Wong is currently a doctoral student in Cornell University’s Department of Government. Her work focuses on American politics, Asian American politics, race and ethnicity, urban politics, intersectional identities, and youth activism. Director of Advocacy for the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) and recently co-founded the #TGTH: There Goes The Hood Project which collaborates with community partners and activists to highlight the voices and tactics of grassroots organizers from across the country in their struggle against gentrification.

KAT YANG-STEVENS

kat yang-stevens is a cisgender queer woman and first generation Asian American of Chinese ancestry living on occupied Cayuga Nation territories, they center the needs of communities living on the front-lines of environmental racism and degradation and work to address intra-movement racism and the barriers that it presents to creating meaningful multiracial alliances. They are the founder and content curator of Groundwork for Praxis.

NEGESTI CANTAVE

Negesti Cantave is a queer gender nonconforming person and life long resident of Bedford-Stuyvasnt, Brooklyn. They are an anarchist, thinker, filmmaker, and community organizer. Negesti currently sits on the board of the Institute for Social Ecology and is an Environmental Leadership Project North East Region 2014 Fellow.

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