Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project Award
Posted on 07/08/2012
In collaboration with the London Tenants Federation, Just Space, and the Southwark Notes Archive Group, Loretta Lees has been awarded £10,000 for a project entitled, Challenging ‘the New Urban Renewal’: gathering the tools necessary to halt the social cleansing of council estates and developing community-led alternatives for sustaining existing communities. The grant will support participatory action research on gentrification-induced displacement on a number of a council estates in London and the development of an anti-gentrification toolkit.
The project was one of five successful projects selected from 105 applications made to the Antipode Foundation in the first year that this Scholar-Activist Scheme has been run.