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Video: Community Land Trust

Jarrid Green

Jarrid Green

Researching equity and community control in the next system. more

Community & Place Democratic Ownership

CLTs are nonprofit organizations that acquire and steward land in a “trust” for the permanent benefit of low-income communities. This video explains what they can achieve.

Jarrid Green

Jarrid Green

Researching equity and community control in the next system. more

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