The People’s Reconstruction Series
A sequence of educational encounters that address several issues related to Hurricane Sandy. Each encounter will feature a presentation followed by horizontal discussion. We hope to provide a space for people to collectively reflect on the politics of climate disaster in New York City.
- The People’s Reconstruction: Rising Water
What are the politics of climate change at local, national and international levels?
- The People’s Reconstruction: Individual Consequences
How are individuals affected financially, emotionally or otherwise by climate change? Emphasis will be on the specific communities in New York City impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
- The People’s Reconstruction: Community Response
What can communities do to address both the immediate threats and consequences of climate change as well as the systemic injustices that disasters like Sandy uncover