COME OUT AND SUPPORT HOUSING AS A HUMAN RIGHT IN NEW YORK CITY VOICE YOUR CONCERNS ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE CRISIS, GROWING HOMELESSNESS, AND INADEQUATE PUBLIC HOUSING AND SECTION 8 AT A
Town Hall Meeting with the UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON ADEQUATE HOUSING Thursday, October 22 6:30 PM James Chapel Union Theological Seminary 3041 Broadway at 121st Street New York, New York, 10027 To be involved in the Town Hall meeting, contact Meredith Vatsek from the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative at 212.253.1710, ext. 307.
Sponsored by: Picture the Homeless, Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES)/(PHROLES), Organizing Asian Communities (CAAAV), Fifth Avenue Committee, Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE), Make the Road, Coalition to Save Harlem, Concerned Citizens of Greater Harlem, East Harlem Anti-Displacement Taskforce, Partnership for the Homeless, Tenants and Neighbors, Urban Justice Center, Mothers on the Move, Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Program (NEDAP), The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB), National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI), Poverty Initiative… AND MORE *The Special Rapporteur is appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council to examine and report back on the housing situation of a given country. This is the first official visit to the United States by a United Nations Special Rapporteur on Housing.