This promises to be an amazing discussion….
Redevelopment = Gentrification?
What is it going to take to have vibrant retail East of the River? Meeting after meeting, it has been stated that we want to be able to eat, shop and live in our own community? However, the big questions are “How are we going to get there and how are we going to be able to participate in these changes?”
r.e.e.l. is still asking if Redevelopment = Gentrification?Join us TONIGHT April 17th for Part 2 of this discussion as we continue to search for answers.
We have invited an esteemed panel of business owners, developers and market analyst to discuss what is needed for vibrant retail and the lessons they have learned when neighborhoods are redeveloped. We want to help prepare our community for the FUTURE!
Date: TONIGHT April 17, 2013
Where: Old Birney School – 2501 MLK Ave., SE
Joseph Lynn Kitchen Jr. is an ordained Baptist minister from Prince George’s County, MD where he serves as a community leader on issues of education reform, public transportation and youth empowerment. Joseph is Executive Vice-President of the Young Democrats of Maryland and National Policy and Platform Director of the Young Democrats of America’s Minority Caucus. He is also a fmr. member of the WMATA Metro Advisory Council representing Prince George’s County. Learn more about Joseph’s work at www.josephkitchen.com.