Barry Farm residents know the value of their neighborhood, their neighbors and of Public Housing. We’ve been interviewing residents to get a sense of why remaining on the property during the redevelopment of Barry Farm and keeping it as Public Housing is important. Click the link below to hear the first installment in a series we’re calling Voices from Barry Farm:
The Buzzard Point neighborhood is not just the destination of the new Soccer Stadium. This area in SW DC is home to hundreds of low income residents who are being exposed to air pollution, toxic soil, and other hazards. Residents are calling for analysis of these conditions and precautions to protect human health.
India Fuller, Resident of Greenleaf Gardens Public Housing in SW
Last week Empower DC and Black Lives Matter DC blocked a “spacefinding tour” of developers in SW and SE DC Some people have questioned if this direct action is a proper tactic in addressing gentrification. India Fuller, a resident of Greenleaf Gardens Public Housing in SW DC tells us why it is and why it is important.