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Film and Discussion to Defend Historic People's Park in Berkeley, California
Date Monday May 28
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorDefend People's Park!
Location Details
The Long Haul Infoshop
3124 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, California 94705
Newsreel's "People's Park" film and discussion with folks active with the Park in 1969 and some of those active since.

May 28, 7pm with film at 8pm

The Long Haul infoshop
2134 Shattuck Ave (by Woolsey)

To defend and organize to defend the People's Park, it's useful to know and understand some of its history.

Join the discussion with People's Park activists about UC's attempt to kill the park, and watch a historic documentary film by Newsreel about People's Park. Join the conversation! Support the resistance!

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People's Park Approaches 50-Year Milestone; UCB Pushes Development
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin Backs UCB's Plan for Development on People's Park

The University of California is well aware that as the 49th anniversary of People's Park has passed, eligibility for historical protection is right around the corner. If People's Park can survive to its 50th year of being a public park, it would be legally challenging to do any development there.

Read More:
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/05/03/18808945.php

Critical Time to Defend People's Park
Berkeley Mayor and UC Chancellor Agree to End People's Park

2019 will be the 50th anniversary of People's Park. In 2019, the public can demand that People's Park be turned into a California State Park, as to be preserved in perpetuity. People's Park could also be placed on the national historical register. Berkeley City Council and UC Berkeley are well aware that there is mass support for People's Park's preservation, but they ignore public sentiment by continuing to place People's Park under threat of development.

Read More:
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/06/30/18800553.php
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