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Dorchester Massachusetts fair housing

Why housing security is key to environmental justice

Housing is crucial for good health, but it's not just what's inside the home that matters.

Since 2018, I can often be found at our local community center—listening, learning, sharing, and strategizing around the table with community members on ways to push the city for more affordable housing and prevent the displacement of neighborhood residents.

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¿Por qué la seguridad de la vivienda es clave para la justicia ambiental?

¿Por qué la seguridad de la vivienda es clave para la justicia ambiental?

Desde 2018, a menudo se me puede encontrar en nuestro centro comunitario local, escuchando, aprendiendo, compartiendo y elaborando estrategias en torno a la mesa con miembros de la comunidad sobre formas de impulsar la ciudad para obtener viviendas más asequibles y evitar el desplazamiento de los residentes del vecindario.

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