Urgent! Online and Call In Action to Save 227 Duffield!

 227 Duffield Street, located on Abolitionist Place in downtown Brooklyn, is the last known standing historic site in Brooklyn where well-known abolitionists lived and where Black people found freedom through the Underground Railroad.  227 Duffield needs to landmarked and turned into a museum to preserve its important historical contribution to the fight against racism in […]

Human-Scale NYC Open Letter

June 19, 2019 Dear Speaker Johnson, Councilmember Matteo, Councilmember Torres, Public Advocate Williams, Charter Review Commission, Conflicts of Interest Board: When regulated industries take over the city agency that is supposed to regulate them a serious problem of governance emerges: foxes end up guarding the henhouse. Academics call it ‘agency capture.”  Such is the case […]

Alicia Glen Victory Party Protest and Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BROOKLYN ANTI-GENTRIFICATION NETWORK “BAN” Press Contact: Imani Henry Tel: 646 820-6039 Email: info@BANgentrification.org Alicia Glen Stepping Down as Deputy Mayor of Gentrification Victory Party Protest and Rally January 27, 2019 1-3pm 105th St. & West End Ave (Gathering Point) Brooklyn and Queens activists are hosting a victory party for Alicia Glen stepping […]

BAN Statement of June 2018 CB4 Meeting Shutdown

Victory! Bushwick residents and their supporters shutdown CB4 vote on #BushwickRezoning.   On June 20th, Mi Casa No Es Su Casa, G-REBLS and The Brooklyn Anti-gentrification Network (BAN) led a successful direct action to shut down the Community Board 4 (CB4) community meeting in Bushwick to prevent the board from voting in favor of the […]

Alicia Glen Action Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                                            Contact: Imani Henry 646-820-6039   Protest Commenced Sunday Outside of Alicia Glen’s UWS Home Demanding Her Immediate Resignation as Deputy Mayor #HowAliciaStoleTheCity #WantedforDisplacement  #AllWeWantForXmasIsHousing    #ByeAlicia   BAN Videos : Shot and Edited by Nadeem Salaam and Tom Knight Alicia Glen Wants To Displace Us , Fa LaLa La La La […]

BAN Statement on The 6th Annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit

For Immediate Release: The Brooklyn Anti-gentrification Network Statement on The 6th Annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit Contact: Imani Henry 646-342-9673 | info@bangentrification.org On November 17th , over 150 people participated in a day long protest against The 6th Annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit held at the Brooklyn Museum. In the weeks leading up to the […]

NYC Day of Action against Racism, Gentrification, & Police Brutality Press Release

  Contact: Imani Henry 646-342-9673 | Alicia Boyd 917-602-6476 info@bangentrification.org TAKE BACK OUR COMMUNITIES!   NEW YORK CITY – September 9, 2015 – Our neighborhoods are being torn apart by skyrocketing rents and terrorized by police brutality. Low-to-middle income New Yorkers are being priced out or displaced by gentrification, while our city is being made-over […]