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.
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
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.) http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/12/on-new-arenas-big-night-a-r
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
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/258863340900739/