An annual conference designed to unpack and discuss the topic of gentrification in the City of Rochester on April 9th and 10th.

Resisting Gentrification: Then & Now

A historical recap of Rochester’s movements and resistance led by BIPOC community activists around issues related to gentrification, housing injustice and environmental racism and how these movements have continued in the modern era in Rochester and beyond.

Presented by

A virtual non-profit organization and antiracist education brand that promotes justice for all. They encourage individuals to broaden their horizons and learn more about multidisciplinary issues and topics that impact the world.

A community-driven organization that works to establish and promote permanently affordable, equitable housing in Rochester, ensuring development without displacement by empowering neighbors, having the community both own and manage land, and bridging socioeconomic divisions.

What You’ll Learn

An understanding of the political and economic systems that cause gentrification, and the major players within those systems that benefit from the process of gentrification.

An understanding of several organizations working to combat gentrification and holistically develop communities in the City of Rochester and how to join those organizations.

Comprehension of the relationship between historical and contemporary policies and practices that have directly contributed to housing inequities in Rochester.

Feel more connected to one another with deeper relationships with the people and communities most affected by gentrification and displacement in our communities.

Who Is This Conference For


Rochester Community Members

Housing Advocates

Curious Minds