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Gentrification in Fort Wayne

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Gentrification has been defined as “a process in which a poor area (as of a city) experiences an influx of middle-class or wealthy people who renovate and rebuild homes and businesses and which often results in an increase in property values and the displacement of earlier, usually poorer residents.” Today’s patterns of gentrification have deep, … Read More

When You Find Yourself at a Crossroad

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Dear AllY, While we are currently coming out of a fevered interest in addressing sociocultural inequalities, the need to address the attitudes and conditions which persist around the topic of race remain. Ever since I have been both conscience and conscious, some of my experiences have been shaped by the stigmas surrounding race and social … Read More

Meet Heather

Monday, August 7, 2023

Dear AllY, As a Fort Wayne native I am thrilled to have joined the YWCA Northeast Indiana family! I received my B.A. and M.A. from Indiana University. I am a proud Hoosier!!! I have primarily worked as a youth professional in various capacities. I have experience with all stages of development from infancy to returning … Read More