City Life / Vida Urbana is a 44 year old bilingual, community organization whose mission is to fight for racial, social and economic justice and gender equality by building working class power through direct action, coalition building, education and advocacy. In organizing poor and working class people of diverse race and nationalities, they promote individual empowerment, develop community leaders, and are building a movement to effect systemic change and transform society.
Right To The City Alliance (RTTC) emerged in 2007 as a unified response to gentrification and a call to halt the displacement of low-income people, people of color, marginalized LGBTQ communities, and youths of color from their historic urban neighborhoods. They are a national alliance of racial, economic and environmental justice organizations.
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Watch the recording from the live webinar “Reparations and Land Access with David Ragland” to get a deeper understanding on how reparations can be understood as a spiritual practice that not only reconnects us to our ancestors in this moment and brings us into the fullest meaning of what it means to heal and repair moral and material harm. David shares his own family story from the lens of sharecropping and speaks to the need for access to land as a way to reconnect to our culture and history.