“Much of our high ground lies along a geologic formation known as the coastal ridge, which elevates parts of neighborhoods like Liberty City and Little Haiti up to 13 feet above sea level. While segregation and red-lining made these less desirable neighborhoods for a long time, residents worry the higher ground is now luring outsiders who will soon price them out.

“We’re starting to see climate gentrification on a high level. People think we’re joking, or we are making it up, or it’s not a thing, but it is,” says Valencia Gunder, lead organizer for New Florida Majority and a Liberty City resident”

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