Articles tagged: Gentrification
Passing along party lines, legislation to admit D.C. as the nation’s 51st state was approved by the House of Representatives on April 22.
Georgetown has significantly contributed to homelessness and gentrification in D.C. We have the resources—and the imperative—to do better.
D.C. statehood is not an issue of just taxes or borders. Civil rights, racial justice, and democracy are at stake. Statehood would open up pathways for the 700,000 residents of D.C., 54 percent of whom are people of color, to advocate for themselves and access the same democratic processes that people living in states do.