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"This interview with Calvin Lewis Jr. was conducted on July 1st, 2016. Calvin describes growing up in Hudson and going through primary, middle, and high school. He is part of Americorp, a program he was introduced to while in college. He talks about spending time with cousins, listening to music, and his choice to return to Hudson to give back to the community. Calvin describes how community events are segregated, he uses Pride as an example. He goes on to speak about Warren Street, gentrification, discrepancies in resources, and the impact on youth.
Courtney Murphy grew up in Niverville, 20 minutes from Hudson, in a Haitian family. Courtney is a college student and a leader in the Social Justice Leadership Academy.
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