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Reimagining Chattanooga's Rossville Boulevard

The Quetzal bird is the national bird of Guatemala. Over the past 20 years, the Rossville Boulevard community has seen an increase its Guatemalan population.
Rossville Blvd Action & Planning Group

Here in Chattanooga, the Rossville Boulevard Action and Planning Group seeks to build a thriving community for its residents and businesses, celebrating its diverse culture.

A few weeks ago, I spoke with Heather Herweyer - the group’s director - and Jazmine LeBlanc, director of the ELLA Library.

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