"Capital City" Author Samuel Stein Visits

On May 21, the VTU and The Mainlander co-hosted a panel discussion on gentrification and housing justice organizing with author Samuel Stein and local housing activists Sydney Ball, Nathan Crompton, and Nat Lowe.

Global and local capital are rearranging urban spaces to serve as investment opportunities for the rich, while displacing low and middle income residents.
Understanding how private capital takes advantage of city planning and governance to further enrich itself is crucial to building our tenant-powered movement, which we are all part of! Help us fight back by watching this discussion and building awareness of the forces behind gentrification and displacement.

Watch the Full Discussion Here: