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Partners in Civic Innovation: The Liberty Bank Building Project

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
6:30 – 9 pm

In the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building stood as a testament to the resilience of a community facing redlining and racist disinvestment.

With the original building gone, a coalition of non-profits formed to make this historic site a model of community-led development, designed to address displacement of the African American community from the Central District.

Representatives from Africatown, Byrd Barr Place, Capitol Hill Housing, and the original Liberty Bank will share their inspiration for the project that they developed in partnership with the Black Community Impact Alliance. Learn about the challenges and successes of this model of large-scale civic collaboration.

At 6:30 pm, enjoy a light sampler from That Brown Girl Cooks! and view examples of the art that will be featured in the new Liberty Bank Building.

The South Lake Café will be open until 6:30 pm for those who would like to purchase dinner before the program.

For disability accommodations, please contact programs@mohai.org two weeks prior to the event.

Location: MOHAI

Cost: $5 for MOHAI members / $10 general public