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News - May 30, 2018

Local teens affected by housing crisis share their stories

by Kate Bradshaw

Displacement causes trauma. Make housing affordable. Be an ethical landlord. These were among the pleas and assertions emblazoned on colored-marker posters that adorned the bookshelf walls of Kepler's Books during a May 23 panel discussion. There, four high school teens with big dreams who hail from East Palo Alto and Redwood City spoke about how they have been affected by displacement and gentrification in their communities, and what they hope for the future.

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