The community neighboring the vacant Cornfield site in Chinatown is in desperate need of parks, schools and jobs--priorities that are often in conflict with each other.
A Majestic Realty plan supported by the Mayor, to build warehouses on the Cornfield adjacent to downtown Los Angeles' Chinatown would allegedly create nearly 1,000 (low-wage) jobs. Author Robert Garcia, Senior Attorney and Director of L.A.'s Environmental Defence, and co-authors Lewis MacAdams, Chi Mui, and Juanita Tate of CCSLA, argue that the community's need for schools, parks and the site's historic and cultural value outweigh the unreliable promise of low-wage jobs.
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