Sunday, November 13, 2022
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Join Housing Justice for All and Interference Archive for a propaganda party and fundraiser!
We’ll be screen printing and making buttons in support of Good Cause eviction and housing justice in New York. Come discuss tactics, get inspired, and learn collectively as we fight to win safe, stable, and affordable housing for everyone!
This will be an indoor-outdoor event, with masks required indoors. All attendees are asked to rapid test before attending. We keep us safe!
We’ll have food and drinks (hot and cold, beer, wine, soda) for purchase, as well as merch for sale!
What is Good Cause Eviction? All people deserve safe and stable housing. But right now in New York State, a tenant can be evicted for any reason: a loophole that is often used to evict families in retaliation for fighting for decent living conditions. The right to remain would keep families in their homes and help them organize for the living conditions they deserve. It would protect tenants from exorbitant rent increases – as good as an eviction. Read more about the Good Cause Eviction bill here.
What is a propaganda party? It’s where we invite organizations, activists, designers, and folks like you to come together in our archive of material produced by social movements, to hang out, meet each other, and make and distribute material in support of a cause. Why do we use the word “propaganda”? “Propaganda,” from the same root as “propagate,” refers to information that is shared in support of a cause. In modern times, the word propaganda has been weighted with negative connotations; we aim to reclaim the word. Our daily lives are saturated with supposedly “neutral” material that implicitly supports existing power structures. We use the word propaganda because we have no desire to feign neutrality.
This event is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.