Monday, January 26, 2015
04:00pm to 06:00pm
Oak Lounge West
Stanford University, CA 94305
Join the Reverend Jesse Jackson for a conversation on the "Self-Determination or Gentrification: The Fight for East Palo Alto" at Stanford University. The event is first-come first-served and free. A reception will follow at Tresidder Union, Oak Lounge West, Stanford
"Just minutes away from Stanford and located in one of the top three most expensive counties in the country, East Palo Alto faces the possibility of a drastic transformation as its diverse communities are forced out of the city and the region due to the skyrocketing cost of living and the pressures of income inequality. Come join us to discuss gentificiation in East Palo Alto, and similiar cities nationwide, strategies on protecting and improving East Palo Alto and how you can get involved!"
Special Guests: Moderator David Palumbo-Liu, Professor of Comparative Literature, Stanford University; Carol McKibben, Professor, Stanford Department of History; Michelle Wilde Anderson, Professor, Stanford Law School; Tamecka Bennet, Co-Program Director, Youth United for Community Action; Daniel Saver, Housing Attorney, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto; and East Palo Alto City Councilman Ruben Abrica