Participatory Democracy from Brazil to Brooklyn!

Tuesday May 21st, 6-8pm
Room 3305 Boylan Hall
Brooklyn College
Hosted by the Center for the Study of Brooklyn

Brazil has been a source of many participatory democracy innovations and Brooklyn has experienced a surge of such efforts in the last twenty years. Come hear Professor Eber Marzulo, Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies at the Federal University in Porto Alegre discuss his research with Brooklyn based cooperative researchers Lauren Hudson, Gabriela Rendon, and Michael Menser, director of the Center for the Study of Brooklyn on the topics of participatory budgeting, worker cooperatives, housing, and sustainability.

Eber Marzulo, Federal University of Brazil, Porto Alegre
Lauren Hudson, CEANYC and CUNY Graduate Center
Dr. Gabriela Rendon, New School for Social Research
Moderated by Dr. Michael Menser, Brooklyn College/CUNY

This event is the first in the Participatory Democracy series organized and hosted by the Center for the Study of Brooklyn whose mission to connect and support on campus faculty and students and departments and programs with off campus partners to contribute to the public good and cultural richness of the borough of Brooklyn.  Our motto is research with an impact.

Contact: mmenser@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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