Gentrification & Housing in Chinatown w/CAAAV

Gentrification & Housing in Chinatown w/CAAAV

Naved Husain, the lead organizer at CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, graciously led our group on a tour of Manhattan Chinatown through several key sites and campaigns that they’ve been involved with in the city-wide struggle against gentrification, unaffordable housing, displacement, and context-insensitive city planning/rezoning over the past several years.

Keith Miyake is a graduate of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. His work crosses the fields of political economic geography, environmental justice and environmental governance, critical race and ethnic studies, American studies, and Asian American studies. His dissertation examined the institutionalization of environmental and racial knowledges within the contemporary capitalist state.
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