In this 2007 interview, Gloria Aron, a lifelong resident of the Detroit Shoreway area of Cleveland, talks about her experiences living on West 81st Street, and her involvement in a number of projects as a community activist. She talks about the problems of the poor, the homeless, and the working class in her neighborhood. She also discusses government programs that have worked to alleviate neighborhood problems; and others that have not. She comments on the Cleveland School system, and contends that Cleveland schools are better as a result of court-ordered integration and busing. She also discusses problems with the gentrification of Cleveland neighborhoods such as Ohio City and Detroit Shoreway
Aron, Gloria (interviewee)
Cottos, Adam (interviewer)
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"Gloria Aron interview, 09 June 2007" (2007). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 955021_999034.