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AntiEvictionMappingProject.net, April 27 2016

 

After two years in San Francisco, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project is now collaborating with groups in Oakland, Fremont, Alameda and Berkeley. The project doesn't just crunch the numbers on the housing crisis, it documents the stories behind those numbers.

 

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...


 

Ask artist Favianna Rodriguez to describe the food she grew up eating in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, and her response is akin to poetry.

“It’s two tortillas,” she says. “They’re soaked in a little bit of grease ... you have some carne asada and you just bite into them and you can taste the simplicity of a good taco.”

Casey Miner

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.