Urban Encuentro

7:00 p.m.

From Occupy, to housing squats, and from counter-power structures, to participatory decision-making, urban social movements are re-imagining urban democracy. This panel features local and national intellectuals, organizers, and activists at the forefront of global and local movements constructing urban alternatives.


  • Rachel LaForest from Right to the City Alliance
  • Miguel Robles-Duran, Graduate Program in Design and Urban Ecologies Director
  • Frank Morales, Housing Activist
  • Kazembe Balagun, Brecht Forum
  • Matt Birkhold, Growing Roots
  • Carmen Piniero, Community Voices Heard
  • Priscilla "Grim Womyn" Grim, Organizer, Occupy Movement
  • William Moorish, Professor, Parsons School of Design Strategies



Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

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