What does it mean Oliver Bond for you? "It's me home, it's community. It's where I live, where I want to live, and I wouldn't leave it". Liz tells on camera for #cityofcare what people actually think (and do) for the process of community building and collective action in Oliver Bond House.
Jannette on camera for #cityofcare tells us how Oliver Bond House get unnecessary/bad publicity that stigmatize the community. However, she could never see herself living anywhere else: "You won't get neighbors in flat complex like you will in a housing estate in my opinion, because no matter what happens, if there's any difficulties it would be one of my neighbors I would go to straight away".
Oliver Bond residents not only need the physical but also the social regeneration of the flats. Lynette on camera for #cityofcare discusses how a lack of education, for instance, may impact a lack of a broader ‘world view’ that can have such negative outcomes for the people there.
"Well, as a child, I can remember we had a great time growing up in Oliver Bond. It was a great place", Natasha on camera for #cityofcare
What is Oliver Bond for you? "It's me life. It's where I grew up, and where all the best memories was made, and where I've learned everything that I've learned today". Gayle tells for #cityofcare her own "truth" about living in the Oliver Bond flats community.
This project has received funding from the European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie
Individual Fellowship (G.A.890603).
Please cite as: Manzo, L.K.C. (2019) CITY-OF-CARE, the University of Milan, Italy.
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