The East Phillips Neighborhood Is Saving Itself

Collage of images showing East Phillips residents protest the City of Minneapolis' plans to demolish the Roof Depot and build a public works campus in their neighborhood. A resident at the door of Mayor Frey's office, a teepee in front of the Roof Depot building, protestor with sign saying "Enough is Enough"

The East Phillips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI) acquiring the Roof Depot from the City of Minneapolis might be “old” news. But not only is the acquisition still pending millions of dollars in funding, the City of Minneapolis’ environmental racism and East Phillips residents’ show of self-sufficiency still deserves conversation. *** The people of East Phillips were […]