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Third Rail Eps 25: The life and times of Brooklyn neighborhoods

Assemblymember Diana Richardson and community advocate Marlon Peterson join us on Third Rail to look at the people and identities, influencing and claiming Central Brooklyn. We start by asking are elected officials and community organizers are on the same side of community development? Then we ask what neighborhood change means to immigrant communities? Guest Assemblymember […]

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Third Rail Eps 10: Brooklyn Summer

In “Brooklyn Summer” we dive into the 2014 races here in Central Brooklyn and discuss ways to keep elected officials accountable. And we try to pinpoint what exactly makes Brooklyn summers as legendary as they are. Guests James Subudhi, BMC Board Member, Neighborhood Activist Britney Whaley, Political Organizer, Working Families PartyCenter Segments 1. 2014 Races […]

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Third Rail Eps 6: Organizing & Funding the Revolution

Guests Braeden Lentz, Development Manager, Urban Justice Center Maurice Mitchell, Coordinator, New York Civic Engagement Table Segments 1. Black Community Organizing: Is there such a thing? Does community organizing look differently among in black neighborhoods than it does in white ones? What are the challenges for anyone organizing in black neighborhoods and for black organizers […]