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Date(s) - 05/20/17
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Brooklyn Community Foundation

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Session 3: Saturday May 20 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM (Double Session)
Brooklyn Community Foundation 1000 Dean St. Third Floor, Brooklyn NY 11225
Special Guest: Juan Gonzalez, author of “Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities”

Historical primer on NYC progresive municipal politics.
Assessment of the current social and political juncture in NYC.
Collective mapping of main problems in NYC and of existing organizations dealing with those issues: housing, gentrification, migrations.
Collective Mapping and discussion on NYC’s political landscape. Perspectives from different political organizations regarding municipalism. Assessment of NYC’s political actors and administrative structures