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Lessons from New Orleans: Challenges to an Equitable Reconstruction of Post-Sandy Staten Island

Wed. Oct. 16, 2013 —  7:00pm

What can Staten Islanders and other New Yorkers learn
from the experiences and injustices inflicted on Hurricane
Katrina survivors to ensure an equitable reconstruction of
Post-Sandy Staten Island?

Michael Howells, a Katrina survivor and political scientist,
who has written on and been very active in various social
movements working for a just reconstruction of New
Orleans and the Gulf, will engage in a conversation with a
panel of Staten Island activists who have been in the front
lines of the recovery to answer and explore that question.

– Michael Howells, Katrina survivor, author and activist
– Aiman Youssef, Midland Avenue Neighborhood Relief
– Donna Graviano, Cedar Grove Community Hub
– Derrick Tobacco, Guyon Rescue Relief
– Ilya Geller, Occupy Sandy

This event is sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work.

For more information on this CLUE-certified event, call 718.982.3779.

This event is funded by the Campus Activities Board and
Student Activity Fees.

Details

When: Wed. Oct. 16, 2013 —  7:00pm
Admission: Free
Location: 1P – Recital Hall
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island
Phone: 718–982–3779

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