“Kari Lydersen”:http://www.karilydersen.com/ is a staff writer at The Washington Post out of the Midwest bureau and author of Out of the Sea and Into the Fire: Latin American-U.S. Immigration in the Global Age.
ARTICLES IN SHELTERFORCE since jan 08
- Making Food Deserts Bloom
Finding fresh produce in low-income neighborhoods can be a struggle, but community efforts are striving to fill the void.
- Keeping Kukui Gardens
Faced with the prospect of losing their homes, residents of a Honolulu affordable-housing complex defied Hawaiian cultural traditions, getting organized and vocal and achieving a victory for affordability in one of the country’s most expensive cities.