Local review from Greater Baltimore Community Housing Resource Board, Inc. (GBCHRB) May-June, 2013 / Vol. 19, No. 3:
Race, Class, Power, and Organizing in East Baltimore: Rebuilding Abandoned Communities in America. Interesting, critical analysis and history of east Baltimore’s Middle East neighborhood and institutions like Johns Hopkins Hospital/EBDI. The author emphasizes the importance of community organizing to make certain that essential resident and neighborhood interests are considered seriously. She identifies racial, economic, and political power inequalities as powerful factors. Includes an illuminating history of East Baltimore community development, as well as some examples of possible positive community models.