As misfit plans were being foisted on our neighborhood, we gathered a representation of neighbors to help them speak in a unified voice to outside developers. They got past their differences, discovered a shared sense of belonging, and created a Voice of the Neighborhood document. The eventual result: new affordable housing.

SpaceDiverse neighborhood group voicing mandate to outside developersDuration3 hoursSettingCrowded little roomOutcomeRenewed sense of belonging, influential document, affordable housingCohort24CollaboratorsHanna du Plessis, Marc Rettig