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Rebuild Potrero, San Francisco, California

Written by Jeni Miller on October 12, 2017

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Trauma-Informed Community Building Sets Stage for Neighborhood Revitalization

Susan Neufeld, Vice President of Resident Programs and Services for BRIDGE Housing Corporation (BRIDGE), describes the existing 606-unit Potrero Terrace and Annex housing projects as “an island of poverty in a sea of wealth.” Unlike many distressed public housing complexes that are surrounded by other disadvantaged neighborhoods, residents of Potrero Terrace and Annex, with a median annual income of $14,000, are surrounded by Potrero Hill neighbors making ten times that much.

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Jeni Miller

Jeni Miller is a Senior Research Associate at the Build Healthy Places Network.