A very timely film about the importance of sustainable community building. Corrupt and neglectful city and state governments cannot be depended upon to provide for the people's needs, especially those of us who may be poor, low income, or people of color. In these uncertain times it's more imperative than ever that we learn to make our urban communities as self sufficient as possible.
Saturday, April 28th, 4pm
4134 Lancaster Avenue
Light snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring food to share.
'Urban Roots' synopsis from rottentomatoes.com: The industrial powerhouse of a lost American era has died, and the skeleton left behind is present-day Detroit. But now, against all odds in the empty lots, in the old factory yards, and in-between the sad, sagging blocks of company housing, seeds of change are taking root. A small group of dedicated citizens, allied with environmental and academic groups, have started an urban environmental movement with the potential to transform not just a city after its collapse, but also a country after the end of its industrial age.
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