Joseph Heathcott

The New School

Heathcott will examine life in three urban communities in St. Louis, Detroit, and Philadelphia, all of which have suffered from neglect, disinvestment, concentrated poverty, and legacies of racial segregation. He will examine how residents mitigate poor conditions, repair damage, create new opportunities, knit together community, and assert their rights and interests in building a more just future.


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