Michael Simon

Michael was born and raised in the Granby Street area and has worked in community roles across the area for most of his working life. After leading successful anti demolition campaigns, most notably the halting of the HMRI pathfinder programme in the Lodge Lane area of Liverpool; he moved across to working with international students at the University of Liverpool. The accredited programme included delivering workshops, walking lectures and interdepartmental collaborations around housing policy, community and class. Michael currently works on the Turner Prize winning Granby 4 Streets Project for Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust, as a community development coordinator as he also completes his PhD thesis at the School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool.

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