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Degentrify Venice, Ca

You Can’t Stop Change

Venice gentrification agents' favorite adage to justify their complicit role in reinforcing systemic racism has no merit.
venice neighborhood council elections 2019 review

Editorial on Upcoming 2019 Venice Neighborhood Council Elections

The election for the board of the Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019. A big voter turnout is expected and much controversy will surely follow
Venice, CA | Chicano History

Why Being a Venice Original Matters Why (Venice) History Matters

By Mike Bravo “People don’t need your approval to move to Venice” “Who cares how long you’ve been here.” In the same arrogant spirit of their colonizer archetypes and ancestors, dismissive gentrifier remarks like the ones above should come as no surprise. Ironically, many of them even have their Westward Expansion styled mustache and hairstyles...

VEXIT Don’t Believe the Hype

The Venice Cityhood Town Hall first published on http://bravo4venice.com/vexit-dont-believe-the-hype/ I’m writing about the“Vexit” event and topic because of the unnecessary media hype over it, the news must be pretty desperate for stories. I’m also writing about it because of the continued lack of representation and dismissal of PoC and traditional resident voices, not only in decision...