In Lavapiés, a neighbourhood of Madrid, locals are fighting gentrification

Lavapiés is one of the last popular neighbourhood in Madrid, well-known for its ethnic and cultural mix. In the last years, growing gentrification has been pushing up life costs and rents, making impossible for many inhabitants keep living there, between fear of discrimination and the rising tourism market.

Samuele Maccolini from @‌vdnews_ita went to #Lavapies and met locals who are trying to keep their neighbourhood accessible to everyone. This shortdoc is part of our “Stories Breaking Borders” series.


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