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New York City’s Anti-Gentrification Movements

Tomie Arai


“Tenant Power!” – “Save Our Homes” – “Housing Is A Human Right”

We honor the history of New York City housing rights organizations: AAFE – The Brooklyn Anti-Gentrification Network – Brooklyn Rent Strike Committee – Bronx Is Not For Sale – CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities – Chinatown Tenants Union – Citywide Tenants Council – Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the L.E.S. – Charas, Inc. – Cooper Square Committee – DRUM – Good Old Lower East Side – Hate Free Zone – Mi Casa No Es Su Casa – Metropolitan Council on Housing – Mothers on the Move – No New Jails – Picture the Homeless – Seward Park Urban Renewal Association – Uprose – …

This CPH poster printed at the worker-owned and union-run Community Printers, Santa Cruz, CA.

This is #151 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

Tomie Arai is a public artist who was born and raised in New York. She collaborates with local communities to create visual narratives that give meaning to the spaces we live in.