Conor Tomás Reed

is an archivist, doctoral student, educator, and organizer at the City University of New York, a collective member of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, and a co-founding participant in the Free University of New York City. Conor researches twentieth and twenty first-century literatures of social movements and urban freedom schools, and will be a 2016-2017 Scholar-in-Residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

You Can't Evict a Movement: Strategies for Housing Justice in the United States

You Can’t Evict a Movement: Strategies for Housing Justice in the United States

As neolib­eral gen­tri­fi­ca­tion accel­er­ates to out­ra­geous lev­els, we focus on three epi­cen­ters of hous­ing strug­gles to share emerg­ing and long-term strate­gies of resis­tance. In doing so, we intend to amplify a national con­ver­sa­tion about how to com­bat the dis­place­ment, inequal­ity, and vio­lence that con­sti­tute gen­tri­fi­ca­tion.