Environmental justice on the Brooklyn waterfront
Brooklyn Historical Society consistently serves up relevant programs on a diverse array of topics, befitting an organization whose mission is, in part, to make “the vibrant history of Brooklyn tangible, relevant, and meaningful for today’s diverse communities.”
On Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30pm, BHS will present Whose Waterfront? North Brooklyn’s Environmental Justice Saga, a panel discussion on the work of neighborhood coalitions in the interest of public health and equitable public spaces—in this case, focusing on the 1990s through today in Williamsburg and Greenpoint.
Panelists include Frances Lucerna of El Puente, NYC Criminal Court Judge Adam Perlmutter, and Katherine Conkling Thompson of Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park. Brooklyn Brewery Co-Founder Steve Hindy will moderate the discussion. Tickets are $10 for non-members, and $5 for members.