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The Barriers to and Impacts of Mapping Exploitative Rental Property Ownership 

panelist presentation | Nov 2020 | [video]

In this presentation I share my process mapping an exploitative St. Louis landlord's property ownership footprint for the Riverfront Times. I discussed barriers to this type of research and notable impacts, including a few updates from Dutchtown South Community Corporation's efforts in organizing tenants of these properties.

Data Services at Washington University in St. Louis hosted the panel called “Mapping Social Justice” as part of their Geography awareness week. The speakers on the Mapping Social Justice panel addressed issues of housing, voting, racial violence, and ethical land use.

John Cruz, Data Management Coordinator at Rise STL
Caitlin Lee, Researcher, Writer & Designer
Marguerite Madden, Director of the Center for Geospatial Research and Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Georgia
Gena Gunn McClendon, Director of Voter Access Engagement and the Financial Capability and Asset Building Initiatives at the Center for Social Development
Geoff Ward, Professor of African and African-American Studies, Sociology, and American Culture Studies at Washington University