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Resisting corporate-led evictions in Virginia: Interview with African Communities Together

April 22, 2022 10:49 AM CDT  BY JOEL CORNELL

What’s happening to low-income residents in Alexandria, Va., is happening all across the country. Here, a private real estate company called CIM Group is buying up a collection of large apartment blocks called Southern Towers, then aggressively raising rents and evicting residents despite the ongoing pandemic. People’s World sat down with Sosseh Prom, the State Policy Manager at African Communities Together (ACT), to discuss the ongoing fight against these publicly-subsidized eviction practices.

Funding for Adult Literacy and Other Immigrant Services To Be Contested in City Budget Negotiations

March 30, 2022 | by Anna Kaufman

Council Member Shahana Hanif (photo: @ShahanaFromBK)

How city government is addressing the needs of immigrant communities is shaping up to be one of several key issues as Mayor Eric Adams and the New York City Council negotiate the next city budget, due by the July 1 start of the new city fiscal year.

 

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