For Immediate Release Panel Discussion on the After-Effects of the Park 51 Controversy

Written by 212-691-6421 on November 15, 2011


For Immediate Release:

Contact: Susan Lerner

November 15, 2011

212-691-6421

Panel Discussion on the After-Effects of the Park 51 Controversy

New York Neighbors for American Values releases handbook for communities facing similar discrimination

New York Neighbors for American Values will host a panel discussion on the manufactured controversy surrounding the Park 51 project and release a handbook: "Park 51 and Beyond: Building Community from Controversy", featuring a tool kit for communities facing similar attacks.

What: Panel discussion on the lessons of the Park 51 controversy, and release of "Park 51 and Beyond: Building Community from Controversy"

Who: Udi Ofer, New York Civil Liberties Union Susan Lerner, Common Cause New York Peter Montgomery, People for the American Way Megan Putney, Muslim Consultative Network

When: Tuesday, November 15th 2011 6:30-8:30pm

Where: The Commons Brooklyn 388 Atlantic Avenue (between Bond and Hoyt) Brooklyn, NY 11217

Office: Common Cause New York

Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.

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