BUILDING COOPERATIVE MOVEMENTS FOR INCLUSIVE FUTURES
THURSDAY, APRIL 8
7:30 – 9:00 PM (EST)
ONLINE / ZOOM
Community Land Trusts are a growing movement and effective alternative to the overpowering private real estate market. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragility of the housing markets and their declining public housing options. Organizers and activists have rallied behind the Community Land Trust model to build housing equity and sustainable community ownership over land.
This panel discussion brings together Community Land Trust organizers operating in New York City to share their experience and insights on this grassroots model for affordable housing.
Tom Angotti, Board Member of Cooper Square CLT
Athena Bernkopf, Project Manager for East Harlem-El Barrio CLT
Memo Salazar, Co-Chair of Western Queens CLT
Boris Santos, Board Treasurer of East New York CLT
Mia Charlene White, Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies
This event is free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public. We hope you can join us!
Organized by the Housing Justice Lab in collaboration with Environmental Studies, and Parsons Graduate Urban Programs.
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