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Saturday, September 19 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
WORKSHOP - #HackingGentrification: Imagine Africatown and the Future of the African American Community In Seattle

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The story of Africans in America has been one of resilience, creativity, reinvention and accomplishment in the face of tremendous obstacles. This workshop will highlight some of the amazing work being done to harness and build upon this legacy in the face of rapid displacement in the Central District. We will generate ideas for survival in the midst of existing real estate market forces. #HackingGentrification will be a two-way, generative conversation and work session - so bring your notepads, tablets and thinking caps!

Program Partners

K. Wyking Garrett

Strategist, Africatown-Central District Preservation & Development Association
A social entrepreneur and change agent, K. Wyking Garrett is the founding director of Umoja PEACE Center, catalyst for Africatown Seattle community development initative and a co-organizer of Hack The CD. As a recognized change agent, Wyking was the recipient of the 2014 Center for... Read More →

Saturday September 19, 2015 1:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
Seattle Public Library - Central Library 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104