Resident videos

Residents of the Southside Green Zone describe issues affecting their communities.

What to know

You can view four YouTube videos featuring residents from the Southside Green Zone Council. They talk about four issues.

  • Land use: Air and soil
  • Self-determination and accountability
  • Green economy and anti-displacement
  • Healthy food access

About the videos

Funding for these videos was provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and The Kresge Foundation.

They were produced by:

  • Creative CityMaking artists Rory Wakemup and Lorenzo Serna
  • Members of the Southside Green Zone Council

They were a project of Creative CityMaking — a program of the City's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.

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Land use: Air and soil

Land use: Air and soil

Southside Green Zone member Karen Clark and community leader Jolene Jones share about the disproportionate environmental pollution burden faced by residents of East Phillips and the larger Southside Green Zone.

Self-determination and Accountability

Southside Green Zone Council members Cassandra Holmes and Viviana Rodriguez explain why having a platform like the Council is important to elevate community needs.

Green Economy and Anti-displacement

Southside Green Zone Council members Kowsar Mohamed and Ashley O’Neill Prado explain some of the ideas behind the Green Zone’s Green Economy and Anti-Displacement recommendations.

Healthy Food Access