For Immediate Release:
Contact: Susan Lerner
November 15, 2011
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.