An effort to save Little Tokyo from gentrification

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A sign for Fugetsu-Do in Little Tokyo. Photo credit: Phoenix Tso

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up. In an effort to save these businesses, the Japanese American community started the Little Tokyo Community Impact Fund.

Credits

Host:
Steve Chiotakis

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Jenna Kagel