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We Won’t Move: Tenants Organize in New York City

March 26, 2015 - June 15, 2015

March 26 - June 15, 2015 Opening March 26, 2015 7-10pm Interference Archive presents We Won’t Move: Tenants Organize in New York City, an exploration of collective action by NYC tenants for decent and affordable housing from the 1940s to the present.

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We Won’t Move Closing Party! Short Films and Discussion

Sunday, June 14, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sunday, June 14, 4pm Join us for an afternoon of short films about housing justice in NYC to celebrate the closing of this exhibition after a great three months!

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We Won’t Move! Exhibit Tour

Saturday, May 30, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

May 30, 1pm Join the curators for a tour and discussion of We Won't Move!: Tenants Organize in NYC.

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Panel: The Role of Law and Legal Work in the New York City Housing Movement

Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Thursday, May 21, 7-9pm Through an evening of discussion, join us to explore the possibilities and limitations of law, litigation, and policy change in effecting true housing justice in NYC.

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Housing Justice in NYC: Tenant Organizers in Conversation

Saturday May 16th, 4pm Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch Please join us for a conversation with tenant organizers and leaders from across the city. This event is an opportunity to learn about what is happening in different neighborhoods, as well as getting to know the organizations and individuals fighting for housing justice in NYC.

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NYC Tenants’ Know Your Rights

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday, May 6, 7pm New York City has high housing costs, but also some of the strongest rent protection laws in the country. This presentation will cover the most important rights of NYC tenants in various housing types, and what to do if these rights are being violated.

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Panel: Policing and Gentrification

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7pm **New Location: Verso Books, 20 Jay St., Brooklyn This panel brings together organizers, residents and academics to discuss the intersections between policing and housing policy. Topics include policing in public housing, in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods, and of people experiencing marginal housing.

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My Brooklyn Film Screening and Conversation

Saturday, April 4, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, April 4, 7-10pm For the first event in a series of programming throughout the duration of the We Won't Move exhibition, we will be screening "My Brooklyn" and hosting director Kelly Anderson at the Interference Archive for a conversation after the movie.

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Workshop: Strengthening Rent Regulation

Friday, April 10, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Friday April 10th, 3pm This workshop will explore the loopholes in the rent regulation system and how they cause gentrification in our communities. Participants will also learn about the current campaign for a stronger rent regulation system.  

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