Working Through Growing Pains in Artist/Community Developer Collaborations

Wednesday, January 09th, 2019
As the effects of widening inequality play out at the neighborhood level across our country, unexpected cross-sector collaborations are uniting arts and culture with the work of community development. In Washington, D.C., an ongoing affordable housing crisis, coupled with longstanding racial inequities in employment and income, have resulted in dramatic demographic changes in many neighborhoods that were previously dis-invested in, and were predominantly black. Such inequitable change has reinforced both the need, and the shared value, of aligning arts and culture with community development to address the physical and cultural displacement pressures many residents face. Follow this link to read more. Sourced from: Shelterforce