Atlantic Yards Community Forum

A community forum dealing with the proposed Atlantic Yards arena and high-rise development project.

The evening’s program will feature:

  • A presentation by the Council of Brooklyn Neighborhoods on the project’s potential environmental impacts
  • An update on the recently filed Federal eminent domain lawsuit, and other legal challenges
  • An Albany and City Hall update from local elected leaders
  • Q&A session

Invited speakers include:

  • Assemblyman-elect Hakeem Jeffries
  • Assemblyman Jim Brennan
  • Assemblywoman Joan Millman
  • State Senator Velmanette Montgomery
  • City Councilwoman Letitia James

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