Invitation to Attend A Free Screening of the Documentary “Battle For Brooklyn”

URBAN PLANNING ACADEMY

Invitation to Attend

A Free Screening of the Documentary

“BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN”

July 27, 2013

10:00 am (Registration at 9:30 am)

Dorsey High School Auditorium

3537 Farmdale Avenue Los Angeles CA 90016

BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN is a 2011 documentary that follows the stories of a Brooklyn neighborhood as the residents fight to save their homes from being destroyed by an impending real estate project. The film attempts to show the unjust outcomes that are possible when moneyed interests partner up with government entities to outweigh the rights of citizens.

PANEL DISCUSSION:

Earl Ofari-Hutchinson, Urban Public Policy Round Table, Moderator

Dr. David Diaz, Professor, Chicano Studies, Cal State Los Angeles

Ms. Alexandra Suh, Activist, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)

Dr. Peter Dreier, Professor, the Urban and Environmental Policy Department, Occidental College (invited)

MOVIE TRAILER

RSVP

REGISTRATION DEADLINE JULY 23, 2013

EMAIL ECWANDCplanning OR 424.235.0412

Wilshire Center-Koreatown Neighborhood Council

Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council

Los Angeles Public Policy Round Table

Hyde Park Organizational Partnership for Empowerment

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