Respecting the past, Building the future

Redlining And Understanding Old Astoria’s Troubled History And The Way Forward

For those who missed the live broadcast.

Understanding Old Astoria, West of 21st Street…

Live discussion on the past and future.

A brief history into why minority neighborhoods such as the area west of 21stStreet on the Astoria Waterfront experienced discrimination and neglect. The dark side of the New Deal…..How the New Deal perpetuated economic and ethnic segregation in NYC.

Also, thoughts towards the future, especially Housing

(If you have any questions, please email feedback@oana-ny.org and we will do our best to respond)

Braden Crooks

Bishop Mitchel Taylor, Urban Upbound
Stacy Andreakakis, M.Sc
Memo Salazar, Western Queens Community Land Trust
Richard Khuzami, Old Astoria Neighborhood Association

Mr. Khuzami has been a member of Community Board 1 in Astoria, NY for the last 20 years. He sits on the Zoning and parks Committees and is on the Executive Board. Previously, he served as Parks and Culture chair of Community Board 1 for eleven years and also chaired Capital and Expense priority Committee. He is a member of the Queens General Assembly and had been a panelist for grant submissions for the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA). Richard also is an officer of The Eastern Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance (EMBCA) and President of OANA.

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