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Lessons From the 60s: Traveling Hopefully

September 12, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Lessons From the 60s: Traveling Hopefully

event graphicJoin us for a look at the great anti-freeway fight of the 60s and 70s that saved neighborhoods in Brookland, Takoma Park, and the National Mall, and today’s urgent struggles to preserve DC neighborhoods like Ivy City, Barry Farms, and River Terrace. The event is free and open to the public and there will be light refreshments from 6-6:30.

Participants include:

  • Angela Rooney, Brookland neighborhood leader in Emergency Committee on Transportation Crisis,
  • Arturo Griffiths, DC Jobs with Justice,
  • Parisa Narouzi, Empower DC,
  • Andria Swanson, Ivy City Civic Association,
  • Derrick Nabors, ATU Local 689

Moderated by John Hanrahan, Lessons of the 60s project.

Co-sponsored by: DC Jobs with Justice, Empower DC, Institute for Policy Studies, and Ivy City Civic Association. Lessons from the 60s is a project to record, document and archive the role of hometown DC activists in the great social justice movements between 1960 and 1975.

CONTACT: or 202-234-9382


September 12, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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DCTV in Brooks Mansion
901 Newton Street NE
Washington, DC United States
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