"Specifically, what can white punks, bohemians,
and activists do to fight the gentrification of their
neighborhoods? There is not one formula; here
are some ideas.
*Look around and talk to people about
neighborhood change and anti-displacement
work already being done. Do oral history
projects of the neighborhood.
*Expose development plans on the part of
corporations and various branches of
government. Snake your way into the 'public'
meetings held by the inner workings of the
government bureaucracy. Oppose corporate
development scams with a range of tactics.
*Support the foundation of neighborhood
associations like the Dudley Street
*Help fight individual evictions.
*Help with direct neighborhood improvement
projects like kids projects, gardens, traffic
slow-down devices (and do other things to fight
the yuppies who want to leach off this good