University City residents fight to stave off gentrification

WHYY student interns Dre’Mere Reyes and Lamar Reed interview residents who are fighting to stave off gentrification in University City.

For more than 30 days, an encampment was set up outside the University City Townhomes in protest of looming evictions.

A week before law enforcement dismantled the encampment, WHYY student interns Dre’Mere Reyes and Lamar Reed visited the site to talk with residents to better understand the movement.

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