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Atlantic Yards Crime Scene Weekend

Thursday, September 27, 2012 (All day) to Saturday, September 29, 2012 (All day)
Barclay Center
620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Cuomo Looming Over Barclay Center
Atlantic Yards Crime Scene Weekend

The State And The City Promised The Atlantic Yards Project Would Deliver 10,000 Jobs And 2,250 Units Of Affordable Housing.

Millions Of Taxpayer Dollars Were Diverted From Funding Much-needed Community Programs In Brooklyn, Hundreds Of Residents Were Displaced Through Eminent Domain, & The MTA Dared Raise Its Fares While Cutting Services Yet Again.

Thursday, 9/27

Candlelight vigil, 7:00 pm, starts this important, action-packed weekend

With Letitia James and Reverend Miller of Brown Memorial Baptist Church, Brooklyn, others. Somewhat spiritual, solemn; candles will be available. NO SIGNS PLEASE.

Start: outside Bears Community Garden on Flatbush Avenue & Pacific

Friday, 9/28

11:00 am, stadium opening counter-press conference

Outside Bears Community Garden on Flatbush & Pacific

12:00 – 4:00 pm Pop-up actions (Get ready!!)

5:00 pm, virtual rally: TWEET #BarclaysCenter and @AYCrimeScene for HOUSING AND JOBS, from anywhere

5:00 – 7:00 pm Occupy’s Guitarmy, George Martinez, Rebel Diaz, and others

Teach-in and open stage for freestyling (Bring your rhymes!)

8:00 pm, free outdoor screening of Battle for Brooklyn, @ Dean Playground (Dean St. betw. 6th Ave. + Carlton Ave.)

Saturday, 9/29

4:00 pm, FUREE March for Housing, Jobs, and Justice @ Bridge + Willoughby Sts. (This march to Barclay Center concludes FUREE’s 10th Annual Convention @ 80 Willoughby St., 12 PM-4PM)


Organized by Brown Community Development Corp., Brooklyn Speaks, Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn, and Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE) and many individuals

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