Best Of 2013

Best example of why organizing matters: The Straz Center apartment tower project

Best example of why organizing matters

Critics of the proposal for the 36-story tower planned next to the Straz Center downtown were active in writing to members of the media about their opposition to the project. But when it came time to speak before the council, literally almost all of them stayed home, while a coterie of 20- and 30-something downtown residents came out enthusiastically for the project.