Video from our New Bern Avenue Public Forum is available! If you weren’t able to attend, you can watch the video here NOW!
If you weren’t able to attend our Community Conversation on November 16, 2023 for the discussion of Raleigh’s BRT Promises, the video and slides are now available on our “Community Conversations” page where you can find all of our previous events as well.
If their egregious zoning case, Z-92-22, gets a positive vote from City Council, it will usher in the worst kind of Urban Renewal. Affordable homes will be scraped off, to be replaced by luxury apartment buildings that only the affluent can afford to live in. Picture a stretched-out North Hills, replete with restaurants and bars – and parking decks – but with no room for the working-class.
As we look back at the changes of Glenwood Avenue over these past twenty years, it would be wise to reflect on the decisions that created this Frankenstein monster that can no longer be controlled. The Glenwood entertainment district did not just pop up organically, it was nurtured through rezoning.
Actions speak louder than words, and the action city council took on the Shaw University was one that allows religious discrimination to continue, and the enabling of an administration looking to avoid the consequences of their own actions. Government is supposed to protect the community, not to create investment opportunities for the wealthy. And Raleigh City Council chose the latter. It’s a disgrace to democracy.
For those in an NCOD along a BRT corridor, the city has taken away the last remaining protections you fought long and hard for. Protections you had to get agreement on from the majority of neighbors and then get approved by this City Council.
If you weren't able to attend our Community Conversation on March 4, 2023 for the discussion of Democracy in Raleigh, the video, slides and Q&A are now available on our "Community Conversations" page where you can find all of our previous events as well. Hear from...
Frank Hielema points out problems and inequities in the application of the Missing Middle learned from attending Missing Middle “More Homes, More Choices” presentations.
Register for this Community Conversation on Wed, May 4, 7:00 PM Ms. Tiesha Hinton, Raleigh's Community Engagement Manager, will be providing an update on where Raleigh stands with community engagement and the plans for its future. You will have the opportunity...