LA Residents Lead the Charge Against Carson Cuts

Seventy-five residents of public housing, Section 8 housing and manufactured homes repeatedly disrupted Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson at a speech in Las Vegas on Wednesday, asking, “where will we go?” Over 40 housing justice leaders from Los Angeles led the charge.

On Tuesday morning a charter bus wound its way through Los Angeles to pick up low-income residents from Long Beach, Skid Row, Boyle Heights, Culver City and Pacoima. Members of People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER), the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN)Union de Vecinos, the LA Human Right to Housing CollectiveAlliance of Californians for Community Engagement (ACCE) and Long Beach Residents Empowered (LiBRE) all piled into the bus and headed to Las Vegas.

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