Muni; Community Action; Are the poor being pushed out by urban renewal?
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- Community Action
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- WNYC (New York, New York)
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- The focus of this episode of Community Action is on the urban renewal project on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Ted Thackery, Public Affairs Director for the Community Council, talks to Dr. Hazel McColly, Vice President of Greenley Associates Inc.; Alice M. Brophy, Coordinator for Social Services on the Housing and Development Board; and Reverend Henry J. Browne, founder and President of the Stryckers Bay Neighborhood Council. The speakers agree that urban renewal and slum clearance prioritizes real estate value over the native community. The main goal of urban renewal should be to rehouse the poor. Plans should be finalized long before any action is taken and should be considered on a neighborhood basis. Those who are being affected must organize to have their voices heard by the government and real estate developers. Community Action is a weekly health and welfare report produced by the Community Council of New York City.
- one 7in reel 1tk. 7 1/2 ips.
- Event Coverage
- Central Park (New York, N.Y.).; Urban renewal.; Low-income housing.; Real estate.
- Media type
Moderator: Thackery, Ted
Panelist: Browne, Henry J.
Panelist: Brophy, Alice
Panelist: McColly, Hazel
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Identifier: 150947.1 (WNYC Media Archive Label)
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- Chicago: “Muni; Community Action; Are the poor being pushed out by urban renewal?,” 1965-08-18, WNYC, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed July 19, 2019, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_510-h707w6803j.
- MLA: “Muni; Community Action; Are the poor being pushed out by urban renewal?.” 1965-08-18. WNYC, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. July 19, 2019. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_510-h707w6803j>.
- APA: Muni; Community Action; Are the poor being pushed out by urban renewal?. Boston, MA: WNYC, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_510-h707w6803j