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Saturday, July 28 • 9:00am - 10:50am
Strategies for Reclaiming Land for Communities

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Across the nation, communities are taking their fate into their own hands. Our workshop brings together community-based organizations from Buffalo and New York City who are making real progress in leveraging community power, keeping land in the hands of The People, and permanently removing land from the speculative market. This is a space for organizers working to establish community land trusts and other forms of democratically-controlled housing and land to build community, share triumphs and roadblocks, and troubleshoot strategies for decommodifying land and housing.

Featuring:
  • India Walton, Community Organizer, Open Buffalo
  • Marina Ortiz, board member of the East Harlem El Barrio CLT

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Marina Ortiz

Board Member, East Harlem El Barrio CLT
Marina Ortiz, board member of the East Harlem El Barrio CLT.Born and raised in East Harlem/El Barrio and the South Bronx, Marina Ortiz has drawn from her experience as a stateside Puerto Rican woman to craft a versatile body of work that includes journalism, photography, spoken word... Read More →
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India Walton

India Walton, Community Organizer, Open BuffaloIndia Walton is a native and lifelong resident of the “city she loves,” Buffalo, N.Y. She is the proud mother of four awesome sons. Walton graduated from Buffalo Public Schools, Erie Community College and is pursuing a master’s... Read More →


Saturday July 28, 2018 9:00am - 10:50am
4th Floor Conference Room 20 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003, USA

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