Before it’s razed for development, Hilltop Rite Aid will be a canvas for Black artists
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. We realize that it’s not going to work unless we have folks from the community driving the process.”Chris Jordan | Fab 5 Director
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