Book Launch: The Occupiers

When: Tuesday, Feb.17  from  6:30pm - 9:00pm  

Where: Institute for Public Knowledge, 20 Cooper Square, New York, New York 10003

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Celebrating the publication of Michael Gould-Wartofsky's new book, The Occupiers, this public forum will explore the ways in which the movement has lived on after Zuccotti Park. It will also help us set an agenda for future action. Activists Michelle Crentsil, Laura Gottesdiener, and Diego Ibanez, and moderator Bhaskar Sunkara of Jacobin, will join the author.

About the participants:

* Michael Gould-Wartofsky is a PhD candidate in Sociology at New York University and author of The Occupiers (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Michelle Crentsil is an organizer and co-founder of the Occupy Wall Street People of Color Working Group.

Laura Gottesdiener is a veteran of the People’s Kitchen and author of A Dream Foreclosed (Zuccotti Park Press, 2013).

Diego Ibañez is co-founder of Occupy Sandy and the Occupy Wall Street Immigrant Worker Justice Working Group.

Bhaskar Sunkara is founding editor and publisher of Jacobin Magazine.

Co-sponsored by the Urban Democracy Lab.

PS: There will be books on sale for those who can afford them, and for those who cannot, there will be a limited number available for free.

There will also be wine and cheese for all.