A sense of belonging. A desire for civility. Both seem necessary for a welcoming and respectful society. But what happens when these ideas backfire?
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton put forth a motion last month that would extend the District’s lease on the area in Southeast D.C. surrounding RFK Stadium. Some want to stay true to the requirements of the lease by putting recreational facilities there, while others want to build housing. What challenges do these desires pose, and what will the RFK site look like in 20 years? Kojo discusses with community members.
- Jonathan O'Connell Reporter, The Washington Post, @OConnellPostbiz
- Mike Godec President, Friends of Capital Riverside Youth Sports Park
- Stephen Glaude President and CEO, Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development
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