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Climate Justice Wikipedia Editathon

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 6-9pm

Join us to increase representation of environmental issues on Wikipedia! Surrounded by material from our exhibition, A Visual History of Climate Justice, we’ll kick off this event at 6pm with some snacks, followed by a presentation at 6:30 on anti-nuclear organizing. Yuko Tonohira will share about her experience with the post-Fukushima antinuclear movement and anti-uranium struggles with indigenous peoples, and the relationship between this work and the climate movement.

Water, Power, We: Modeling Environmental Justice in Movement

Saturday, March 28th, 2-4pm

This experiential workshop, coinciding with our current exhibition Like the Waters We Rise: A Visual History of Climate Justice, will use individual movement and collective activities to model how water gains force and momentum.

Gowanus Weed and Seed Walk

Saturday April 19th 2-4:30pm
Meet at Interference Archive

Join Interference Archive and the Next Epoch Seed Library for a weed and seed walk in Gowanus. We’ll identify and interact with the weedy, urban-adapted plant species that have made a home in the cracks and fissures of this rapidly changing industrial landscape.

Game On!

Sunday, February 9, 2020
12pm-7pm

Come hang out at Interference Archive for an afternoon of games, music, and tasty snacks. We’ll bake our favorite treats, put on our favorite tunes, and pull out a few board games from our archive collection — as well as from our collections at home. Feel free to bring your favorite game to teach others!

Suggested donation: $15/adult; $10/kid (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Radical Archives Happy Hour

Monday, February 10, 6-8pm
Location: Strong Rope Brewery, 574 President Street

Join us for another Radical Archives Happy Hour at Strong Rope Brewery! There’s nothing we love more than hanging out with folks who love archiving and who want to celebrate the work of radical archives. Not only do we get to support an amazing local family-owned brewery, but $1 of every drink will go to Interference Archive.

Prison Library Support Network Volunteer Orientation

Friday, January 24, 6:30-7:30pm

Join us for the first-ever volunteer orientation for Prison Library Support Network’s new Reference Project. After attending this orientation you will be able to remotely answer reference questions from people incarcerated in NYC correctional facilities.

Building For Us: Short Films about Housing and Homesteading | Construyendo Para Nosotros: Películas cortas sobre viviendas y casa habitación

Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 3 PM to 5 PM | Domingo 26 de enero, 2020 de 3 PM a 5 PM

Join us for a screening of short films about the history and creation of cooperative housing in New York City, as well as struggles for housing justice more broadly. | Acompañanos para una proyección de películas cortas sobre la historia y creación de viviendas cooperativas en la ciudad de Nueva York, y también luchas más generales para justicia de viviendas.

Black Lives Matter (zine)

Special Hours: Open for MLK Day (Monday 12-5 PM)

We will be open this Monday for MLK Day. While we are open, we will be showing a mixture of video (documentaries, news footage, activist media, etc.), along with audio in connection to Black Lives Matter, Moms 4 Housing, Say Her Name, and related social movements connected to civil rights, anti-racist, and intersecting concerns.

Come by anytime between 12-5 PM to see media promoting liberatory social movements. If there are any videos that you want to see, come to Interference Archive to request it (radical participatory culture in action.) The space will be open for access to all the archival material and regular usage.

Preserve Your Co-op’s History (Archiving Workshop) | Preservar la historia de su cooperativa (Taller de Archivado)

Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM | Jueves 9 de enero, 2020 de 6:30 PM a 8:30 PM

Join archivist Maggie Schreiner to learn easy tools and techniques to document, organize, and preserve the history of your building – both for the present and for the future. | Únanse con archivista Maggie Schreiner para aprender medios y métodos sencillos para documentar, organizar y preservar la historia de su edificio – para el presente y para el futuro.

Silent Auction: Support Interference Archive / Own a Piece of Movement History!

Own a piece of movement history – Interference Archive is launching an online auction in time for Giving Tuesday. Support the work of this people-powered, movement archive by bidding on items drawn directly from our collection, including posters from the Puerto Rican Independence movement, Feminist music festivals, Anti-War movements and many more. The auction will run from December 3rd, to December 20th, with all funds going to help Interference pay rent and support programming.