Community

Chinatown Groups Announce Campaign to Fight Liberty Place and Corridor of Injustices!

by Michael Liu

 

A coaltion of community organizations rallied next to parking lot, where a 31 story apartment tower is being proposed in central Chinatown. The groups are opposing city zoning variances that will allow Liberty Place to build 410 market rate units, retail space and underground parking.

 

Defense of Ethnic Enclaves


By Kim Geron

 

This overview of community organizing of ethnic neighborhood is part of a forthcoming larger work, "Introduction to Asian Pacific Americans: Building Social Movements and Interest Group Pressure for Social Justice" We are posting this draft with the permission of the author. (The subheads are ours)

 

Philadelphia Chinatown Fights Stadium Development

by Mike Liu (with thanks to Jeff Fong, George McKinney, and Andrew Leong)

 

On 11/13, PHILADELPHIA MAYOR JOHN STREET ANNOUNCED REVISION OF THE PLAN TO BUILD A NEW STADIUM FOR THE PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES NEAR CHINATOWN! Instead, the city will try to build both the Phillies stadium and the Eagles stadium near the existing South Philadelphia Sports Complex.

 

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