4th Annual Bronx Gentrification Conference This Sunday, March 5th! 

REGISTRATION IS A MUST DUE TO LIMITED SPACE! You can register by going here or calling 718-993-3512
Since it’s inception 4 years ago, The Bronx Gentrification Conference hosted by The Bronx Documentary Center has grown larger each year. 

This Sunday, at the 4th such annual event, it will be held at Immaculate Conception School in Melrose just down the block from the BDC with opportunity to attend various workshops that cover the breadth of gentrification issues. 

4th Annual Gentrification Conference

by Bronx Documentary Center

Free

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DATE AND TIME

Sun, March 5, 2017

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Location

LOCATION

Immaculate Conception School (ICS)

378 E 151st Street

Bronx, NY 10455

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Event description

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Practical Information, Concrete Steps

Join us for the BDC’s 4th Annual Bronx Gentrification Conference bringing together community residents with leading experts in zoning, tenants’ rights, investigative practices and much more.

Sunday March 5th, 1-6PM
Immaculate Conception School, 378 East 151st Street, Bronx, NY

Bronx residents and workers only. Limited workshop seating is available–you must pre-register.

This year’s conference will focus on a series of workshops that will provide residents an understanding of gentrification in the Bronx and the organizing tools to push back and/or mitigate the effects. Each workshop will take place in three 30-minutes sessions, giving participants the opportunity to attend in three workshops during the conference.

Information is Power
We will have workshops in:

  • Creating Diversity in City Planning
  • Landlord Harassment Tactics/Tenant Defenses
  • Creating Land banks and Land Trusts
  • Understanding the Zoning Process
  • Urban Renewal, Redlining, Rezoning and Race
  • Investigating Development
  • Gentrification and Health Equity: Strategies for Community Wellness
  • Home Ownership: How to Prepare
  • Activist Oral Histories
  • Artists Against Gentrification: Examining Strategies

Conference Agenda:
1:00-1:45: Welcome
2:00-2:30: Workshops – Round 1
2:40-3:10: Workshops – Round 2
3:20-3:50: Workshops – Round 2
4:30-6:00: WNYC Panel

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