"People need to know where our power lies"
- Delores BaileyDelores Bailey lives in Northside on Graham Street in a historic stone house that was built in the ‘40s by the Farrar brothers. Having lived in this house since she was a child, Bailey has seen a lot of change in the neighborhood. She still remembers the names of everyone who used to live on her street and how people used to gather for community BBQs and conversation.
Delores Bailey - On her family home and preservation of community
Bailey describes the family history in the house she grew up in around 1975. She goes on to explain the expansion and uniqueness of the craftsmanship. She shares the memories from the neighborhood and the change of neighborhood over time. She has service involvement in the neighborhood to keep the sense of community such as involvement in Empowerment and becoming Director. She talks about the creation of conservation district to stop developers from building in the neighborhood. She believes that everyone in the community should have a voice and thus emphasizes honesty and unity in the community.
"We’re writing our own history, thank you!"
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