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Tag: panel discussion

Defending Immigrant Rights: A Brooklyn Call to Action

Brooklyn residents are invited to take part this Thursday in a critical conversation with local leaders working on the front lines in the fight for immigrant rights. The discussion, entitled, "Defending Immigrant Rights: A Brooklyn Call to Action," is presented ...

Saturday: ‘Know Your Rights’ Housing Forum in Brooklyn

 According to a recent study by RealtyTrac, which analyzed the affordability of 475 counties through October 2014, Kings County—also known as Brooklyn—was the least affordable in the nation. The study gauges affordability by measuring the percentage of the locality’s median ...

Town Hall Discussion Digs at the Roots of Gentrification

"Brooklyn for Sale: The Price of Gentrification" Town Hall Meeting at BRIC. (l to r): Brooklyn Independent Media Host Brian Vines moderated the panel of esteemed guest which included Jherelle Benn of the Flatbush Tenant Association, ...

Gentrification in Brooklyn: A Critical Dialogue

On Wednesday, November 19, at 7:00pm, the Billie Holiday Theatre Film Series will show a screening of  My Brooklyn, followed by a critical dialogue on the issue of gentrification. My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson's personal journey, ...

Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The Week Ahead: Nov. 17 – Nov. 21

Crown Heights, Brooklyn 1. Alternate side of the street parking and parking meter regulations are in full effect this week 2. Weather This Week: Warm and rainy today, Monday, with temperatures reaching the high 50s. Wintery ...