Gentrification & Neighborhood Changes Discussion at Queens Library this Saturday

Gentrification & Neighborhood Changes Discussion at Queens Library this Saturday

50 Years of Integration: A Discussion on Home and Why Places Matters 

Queens Library will hold a panel discussion about an important and timely topic: Home and Why Place Matters.

Our neighborhoods are changing every second—for better or worse. How does this affect us, our families, our communities and our health? How do we handle realities like segregation, violence and rebuilding in 2017?

Come hear about the work and experiences of each distinguished panelist as we answer these questions.

WHO:  Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD, research psychiatrist and professor at The New School;    Acclaimed author Mitchell S. Jackson;  William Kornblum, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center; Tania Mattos, Co-Founder of Queens Neighborhoods United

WHAT:  50 Years of Integration: A Discussion on Home and Why Place Matters

WHEN: Saturday, February 4th at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona.

The panel, moderated by Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako), Executive Director Emeritus of Langston Hughes Community Library.  He is a past President of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc.

ADMISSION IS FREE.      

50 YEARS OF INTEGRATION

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