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Block Party -INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY Saturday July 10 at Noon-5pm...

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  • jn_zara
    ONE DC & TAKE BACK THE LAND DC invite you to a COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY TEACH-IN DIRECT ACTION INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY Saturday July 10 12:00 Noon – 5:00 pm 7th
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 8, 2010
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      ONE DC & TAKE BACK THE LAND DC invite you to a

      COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY
      TEACH-IN DIRECT ACTION
      INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY

      Saturday July 10 12:00 Noon – 5:00 pm
      7th & S Streets, NW - the whole block

      located next to the Shaw-Howard Metro Stop on the Green Line

      FREE FOOD ART FESTIVITIES
      FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

      • FACE PAINTING & STREET ART
      • TEACH-INS ON THE RIGHT TO HOUSING AS A HUMAN RIGHT
      • SPEAK-OUT CONTESTS WITH PRIZES
      • TAKE BACK THE LAND DC RESOURCE TRAININGS
      • HOW TO COMPOST USING VERMACULTURE
      • HOW TO SET UP A GARDEN FOR YOUR LIVING SITUATION
      • STREET LAW WORKSHOPS ON ADVERSE POSSESSION LAWS, .ANTI-LOITERING LAWS, ANTI-DISCRIMINATION BILLS


      The fight for affordability on Parcel 42 illuminates the city's housing and economic inequalities. The parcel is located in Ward 2, one of the wealthiest wards in the District. While well over 6,000 people sleep on DC streets every night, the only remaining downtown, city-run shelter was closed in Ward 2, where the average family income exceeds $140,000, moving those most in need to Ward 8, one of the poorest wards in the city, where the average family income is less than $35,000. To anyone paying attention, the picture of displacement is quite clear.

      ONE DC believes development should not mean displacement.

      ONE DC believes housing should be a human right and as such the housing that is developed should be affordable for the current DC residents, particularly no-to-low-income households to preserve racial and economic equity in the District.

      FOR MORE INFO: Rosemary Ndubuizu rndubuizu@...
      Eric Sheptock 240-305-5255, ericsheptock@...
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