Article: Before it’s razed for development, Hilltop Rite Aid will be a canvas for Black artists

Before it’s razed for development, Hilltop Rite Aid will be a canvas for Black artists

Matt Driscoll | December 27, 2020

 

While Jordan acknowledged early skepticism, he said working with Forterra has been a natural fit. He noted that Fab 5 has worked with other local agencies, including Tacoma Housing Authority, on similar efforts to help the community have a voice in shaping the neighborhood’s future.

“As an organization, we saw a ton of our neighbors being displaced, and, ever since, we’ve been really convicted to activate our networks in our community to really work together to shift the process of community development into something that puts residents, youth and families first,” Jordan said. “We realize that it’s not going to work unless we have folks from the community driving the process.”

 

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Sunday, December 27, 2020