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New Economy Workshop Series: Session 5

October 26, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us for interactive workshops that explore strategies for building a just economy in New York City neighborhoods and beyond. The five-part series is open to community organizing and advocacy groups only. All workshops will be held in midtown Manhattan and are wheelchair-accessible (location provided upon registration). Registration required, follow URL below for more information and to register.

Session 5: Community Land Trusts: Organizing for Community Control

This session will provide an overview of community land trusts (CLTs), as a promising tool for addressing root causes of homelessness and displacement, and for creating truly affordable housing over the long term. Come learn about the structure and history of CLTs, CLT creation and stewardship, and how your group can start a CLT and get involved in the CLT movement in NYC. BONUS: Participants will play Trustville, a new board game that shows players the benefits of CLTs and mutual housing associations (MHAs).

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Date:
October 26, 2016
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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New Economy Project
New York

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