Fixing Neighborhood Blight

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A recent report shows that while 11,000 homes and buildings have been demolished in the last decade in Cleveland, blight remains a persistant problem for some area neighborhoods. What progress has been made when it comes to addressing this issue, and what is the way forward? We'll talk to the director of the latest property survey, plus those who are actively helping revive some of the hardest hit neighborhoods. 

Guests: 

Jim Rokakis, Director, Thriving Communities Institute

Bill Ellington, Property Surveyor

Chris Alvarado, Executive Director, Broadway Slavic Village Development 

Anthony J. Trzaska, Director, Sonny Day Development, Slavic Village

Montana Henderson, Resident of St. Clair Superior neighborhood

Brie Zeltner, Reporter, The Plain Dealer

Rachel Dissell, Reporter, The Plain Dealer 

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