Cville Tomorrow News Article 

Topics: urban renewal, housing affordability, racism, public housing

https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/specials/friendship-court/story/how-did-we-get-here

Community in Turmoil: Charlottesville's Opposition to Public Housing by Christopher Combs

Academic Journal 

Topics: urban renewal, public housing, housing affordability 

The Impact of Racism on Affordable Housing in Charlottesville by Charlottesville Low-Income Housing Coalition

Report by NLIHC 

Topics: housing affordability, racism, low-income issues

https://www.justice4all.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Housing-Report-FINAL.pdf

Affordable for whom? What area median income means and why it matters by Emily Hays

News Article

Topics: housing affordability

https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/affordable-for-whom/

In 1965, the city of Charlottesville demolished a thriving black neighborhood by Laura Smith

News Article

Topics: racism, urban renewal, public housing, housing affordability

https://timeline.com/charlottesville-vinegar-hill-demolished-ba27b6ea69e1

Reform or Transformation? The Pivotal Role of Food Justice in the U.S. Food Movement by Eric Holt-Gimenez & Yi Wang 

Academic Journal 

Topics: food security/equity, racial justice 

https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/racethmulglocon.5.1.83?seq=1

Hunger in the US by WhyHunger

Organizational Resource

Topics: food security/equity 

https://whyhunger.org/category/articles/introduction-hunger-in-the-u-s/

What is food insecurity in America? by Feeding America

Organizational Resource

Topics: food security/equity 

Evicted by Matthew Desmond 

Book 

Topics: housing affordability, public housing, housing and income equity, racism 

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein 

Book

Topics: racism, housing affordability, low income issues, urban renewal 

The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan

Book

Topics: food equity/insecurity, sustainability, racism and low-income issues

Know Your Price by Andre Perry

Book

Topics: racism, housing affordability 

The Lost History of Urban Renewal by Alexander von Hoffman 

Academic Journal 

Topics: urban renewal, racism, housing affordability 

Public Housing: Image versus Facts by Department of Housing & Urban Development

Government Resource

Topics: public housing, housing affordability

Local Land Use Regulation and the Chain of Exclusion by Rolf Pendall

Academic Journal 

Topics: public housing, housing affordability, racism 

Urban Renewal and the End of Black Culture in Charlottesville by James Saunders & Renae Shackelford

Book

Topics: urban renewal, racism, public housing, housing affordability 

A Place at the Table by Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson

Film

Topics: food security/equity, racism

That World is Gone by Field Studio Films 

Film 

Topics: urban renewal, racism, public housing, housing affordability 

https://www.fieldstudiofilms.com/that-world-is-gone

GFC's Reading List 

Take a look at some of the articles, books, and think pieces we've found the most helpful, compelling, and informative in our advocacy! This is not an exhaustive list -- if you have a suggestion for us, feel free to use the contact form at the bottom of the page!