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Confronting Economic Injustice: The Story of Parcel C

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event is co-sponsored by Jamaica Plain Historical Society.

Part of the Confronting Racial Injustice series, which this year is focusing on Asian Americans. Boston’s Chinatown has long been the physical, economic, and cultural center for Chinese immigrants. Chinatown has also long fought for community control of affordable housing and economic justice. Join us for a conversation about the story of Parcel C, Chinatown’s success in fighting against institutional expansion and reclaiming this parcel for community use. Please click through to register for this online event.

Boston’s Chinatown has long been the physical, economic, and cultural center for Chinese immigrants. Chinatown has also long fought for community control of affordable housing and economic justice. Join us for a conversation about the story of Parcel C, Chinatown’s success in fighting against institutional expansion and reclaiming this parcel for community use.

Panel will feature: Michael Liu, Author of Forever Struggle: Activism, Identity and Survival in Boston's Chinatown; David Moy, Hyams Foundation; Lydia Lowe, Chinatown Community Land Trust; Carolyn Chou, Asian American Resource Workshop; Moderated by Margaret Woo, Northeastern University School of Law. Register to attend online

The JPHS is pleased to be a co-sponsor (along with many other local historical organizations) of the Confronting Racial Injustice series. Developed by the Northeastern University School of Law Criminal Justice Task Force, Confronting Racial Injustice is a free series hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map
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