Tell NYC's Night Mayor: Save NYC Spaces

Tell NYC's Night Mayor: Save NYC Spaces
Wed, Oct 11, 6:30pm
Market Hotel, 1140 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY
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The City of New York is getting a Nightlife Mayor. Pack Market Hotel with creative heroes from across the city to tell the Commissioners who decide: #SaveNYCSpaces.

This artist-led event is the only chance for public input before the Night Mayor is chosen. Cultures that inspire the world are born and grow here in NYC's diverse grassroots spaces. They need to be preserved, not targeted nor forced out of existence by the affordability crisis.

The Night Mayor's job should be to #SaveNYCSpaces, not amplify gentrification.

Thank you for joining us on October 11 to make sure help goes to those who need it!

Who Was There?

Host
Anya Sapozhnikova
House of YES

Speakers
Kurtis Blow
Hip Hop's First Superstar
Charlie Ahearn
Director of "Wild Style"
Libertad Guerra
Loisaida Center
Nikki Brown
Dance Liberation Network
DeeArah Wright & Brian Polite
JACK Performance Space
Pooyan Aslani
Sunnyvale
Rachel Nelson
Secret Project Robot
Ali Rosa-Salas
Abrons Arts Center
Molly Cox 
The City Reliquary
Christopher Carroll
Musicians Union Local 802 AFM

City Officials
Julie Menin
Commissioner, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment
Tom Finkelpearl
Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Rafael L Espinal
New York City Council Member

DJ
Ali Coleman
House Coalition

Q&A
+ TBA

What Should the Night Mayor Do?

Prevent Criminalization
Repeal NYC's 1926 'No Dancing' Discriminatory Cabaret Law #LetNYCDance

Provide Access to Support
Confidential Cultural Caseworkers #NightlifeHelpDesk

Promote Affordability
The Night Mayor should NOT be in the pocket of real estate developers, which would cause further displacement in our neighborhoods. #NoGentrification

Join the NYC Artist Coalition

We are an emerging coalition of artists, creative organizations, community leaders, activists, policy makers, and specialists providing mutual support and advocating for informal and affordable community spaces in NYC. Join us in protecting spaces where all can be who they are.

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