Court Square to host “New Possibilities for the Basic Income Movement”


The Fourteenth Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress will kick off on Thursday, February 26 with a free and open public discussion on “New Possibilities for the Basic Income Movement.” Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

The event program is:

Welcome: Steven Shafarman, the USBIG Network
Frances Fox Piven, the City University of New York
Marshall Brain, entrepreneur and author ofHow Stuff Works
Alanna Hartzok
, the Earth Rights institute, 2014 Democratic Nominee for Congress
Mary Bricker Jenkins
, Willie BaptistSylvia Orduno, & Marian Kramer, representing the National Welfare Rights Union
Moderator: Mimi Abramowitz, Hunter College

Time: 6:30pm-9pm
Location: Long Island City Art Center/LICAM
44-02 23rd St., Studio 205
Long Island City, NY 11101

Directions: Take M, E, or 7 to Court Square (Queens, one stop from Midtown Manhattan) and walk along 23rd Street (under the elevated train overhead) until you reach the LIC Art Center, 44-02 23rd St., between 44th Ave and 44th Rd. Look for Caffeina Cafe at base of building. Then go to Studio 105.

According to the directions on Google Maps, the entire trip from Midtown, including the train ride and the walk, takes 8 minutes.

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