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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Harlem Unites!



Gentrification Tasmanian Hits Harlem With a Bang:

Get on the Unity Boat to Save Harlem!

Saturday, March 15, 2008 (1 PM to 4 PM)

Harriet Tubman School (Auditorium)

250 West 127th Street

(Between Adam Clayton Powell and Frederick Douglass Blvds)

Opening Session: A Demand for Action from Elected Officials

Invited: New York City Council Members Inez Dickens, Robert Jackson and Melissa Mark Viverto; State Assemblyman Keith Wright, State Senator Bill Perkins, Congressman Charles Rangel and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer.

Tenant Education & Empowerment: Review of Legislation & Public Policies


Presenter: Joe Lamport, Citywide Task Force on Housing Court

Campaign for Civil Right to Counsel in New York State: the right of counsel in civil legal matters related to human rights including the right of counsel in Housing Court.

New York City Council proposed legislation to provide counsel for low income senior citizens in Housing Court.

Ethics of Housing Court Judges: Learn how you can report the details of your housing court experience that can have an impact on the reappointment of Housing Court judges in 2008.

Reports to the Community:

Racketeering Lawsuit Against Pinnacle (Attorney Kim Powell, BRUSH (Buyers and Renters United to Save Harlem)

Abyssinian Development Corp: One of Harlem's Worst Landlords?

Organizing Against Vantage Properties

Legal Action to Oppose Rezoning of 125th Street

Unity Statement

: Toward Building a United Tenant Coalition of Greater Harlem & Washington Heights.

For additional information contact the Harlem Tenants Council at 212-234-5005 or 646-812-5188. .

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