Class Warfare in Philadelphia Part 3 – Vacant Land

Thursday, October 6, 7pmNon Fiction

Class Warfare in Philadelphia- Part 3 – Vacant Land

A Special Program@1199C Training and Upgrading Fund Auditorium – 100 S. Broad Street, 10th Floor

7:00pm: The David Harvey animated lecture

7:15pm: Panel Discussion with Ed Dodson, Cheri Honkala, Marcus Presley, Nancy Salandra

Class Warfare in Philadelphia- Part 3 – Vacant Land

Ed Dodson retired from Fannie Mae in 2005, where he held various management and analyst positions in the Housing & Community Development group. He now teaches political economy at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Temple University and is director of the Philadelphia extension of the Henry George School of Social Science. Cheri Honkala founded the Kensington Welfare Rights Union Campaign (PPEHRC), to help people who cannot get help though bureaucratic channels find solutions to their housing crises and is the Green Party candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia. Marcus Presley has worked both as a labor and community organizer for the past six years. He is currently doing community organizing with the Woman’s Community Revitalization Project where he is working in a campaign to bring control of vacant lands into the hands of neighborhood residents. Nancy Salandra, Director of Independent Living Services at Liberty Resources, a cross disability organization for disabled people, run by disabled people, its three principles are: consumer choice, community integration, and dignity. Nancy has been working with disabled people for 32 years.

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