The Steely City: Panel on Resilience in NYC Post-Sandy

Wed, May 24
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
Package Free
137 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249


Join Urban Salon for a conversation on Resilience in NYC post-Hurricane Sandy. The panel will focus on resiliency, both in the material sense and in the social senseand will explore models of the "future New York" in the face of climate change and (other yet to occur crises) and the lived experience of past events, most memorably and recently, Hurricane Sandy.

How have New Yorkers stood up in times when resilience is required? How can you plan for community response for future events? How can New York continue to grow in an equitable and sustainable way? How do we see issues of equity surface at moments such as Hurricane Sandy and in the government's response?

Given the recent election and the uncertainty around federal support for urban infrastructure projects, how can and should New York plan for the future?


Panel Features:

  • Amy Chester, Managing Director, Rebuild by Design
  • Goldi Guerra, Community Organizer, Occupy Sandy
  • Daniel Aldana Cohen, Assistant Professor Sociology, UPenn
  • Daniel Steinberg, Senior Policy Analyst, NYC Mayor's Office of Operations
Bill Lyons