Power at the Roots: Community Gardens, Gentrification, and the Puerto Ricans of the Lower East Side
Led By Village Preservation
Through direct engagement with gardeners, activists, and residents, Dr. Miranda Martinez’s book “Power at the Roots” delves into the community gardening movement and how these groups inserted themselves into local politics and development to create change. Delve deep with her into how the Puerto Ricans of the LES have sustained their movements and gardens. Dr. Martinez took us to the grassroots in this special book talk from December 10, 2020.
This on-demand program is housed on YouTube, which provides automatic closed captioning.