With a federal government mired in dysfunction, cities across the nation are the new frontier of progressive change, presenting solutions to issues that range from income inequality to public health. Join Democracy Now! co-host and former NY Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez, NYC councilmember Brad Lander, lead organizer at Make the Road New York Natalia Aristizabal, and Philadelphia City councilperson Helen Gym, to dig into the power of local advocacy and activism. Moderated by The Nation’s Lizzy Ratner.
Co-sponsored by The Nation magazine as part of its "Cities Rising" series.
The (New) Urban Resistance: Progressives Go Local
Mon, Jun 25
Doors: 6:00 pm
Event: 6:30 pm
$5 General Admission / Free for Members
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