Faces of Displacement in East Boston

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The faces of East Boston may change dramatically over the next few years, as a result of new developments that are displacing longtime residents, such ZUMIX alumnus, Kimberly Romero. This is her story, produced by ZUMIX Radio intern, Alex Zuluaga.  Since the making of this story, Kimberly and her family continue to fight for a ‘just cause’ tenant protection ordinance with City Life,  an organization working for just housing.  Kimberly’s family was among those housed in the basement of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in East Boston, after being pushed from their homes and their temporary motel accommodations.

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