Development without Displacement



Development without Displacement: An Anacostia Community-led Movement for Equitable Development

Thursday, January 24, 2019 (Lunch) 

TIME: 12:30-2:00pm

TYPE: Brownbag Luncheon



  • Kymone Freeman: Co-Founder Of We Act Radio
  • Ed Lazere: E.D. of the Influential DC Fiscal Policy Institute

Anacostia is the latest DC neighborhood to be targeted for development, and the community is organizing to prevent being displaced by the gentrification that has driven out small local business and those with low incomes in so many other neighborhoods.

Join a discussion with Kymone Freeman, co-founder of award-winning We Act Radio, Ed Lazere, the ED of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute and other special guests, about the proposed tenant retention plan’s 10-point platform to be presented to the DC City Council.

Location: WE ACT Radio, 1918 MLK Ave SE

Transportation: Those wishing to share transportation are invited to meet at the Woman’s National Democratic Club, no later than 11:30 AM. Those offering to drive as well as those needing rides should notify Pat Fitzgerald (202-232-7363 x3003) by Jan 23. 

LUNCH: Attendees provide their own.

PRICE: This event is free, but registration is required.



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