Post-Sandy: Round Table Discussion and Hudson River Night Tour

Last year Hurricane Sandy caused as much as $68 billion dollars in damage. Many of the areas hit are still recovering. During Sandy millions lost power. Many lost their homes. The outcome was devastating. 

A year later the Greater New York area still has plenty to consider. How can we prepared? How is climate changing making hurricanes more dangerous? How can we collaborate within our communities?

On Friday November 8th we will gather at Hack Manhattan and host a roundtable discussion about climate change, coastal flooding, placemaking, and share Post-Sandy rebuilding ideas. The discussion will be facilitated by several guest speakers (TBA) and guests are encouraged to participate.

After a short discussion we will take a walk to the Hudson river and discuss the geographic changes that have occurred along West 14th Street. Please join us at 6 pm on November 8th! We look forward to your input!

This event is free. Drinks are complimentary.

To learn more about this event or to get involved email us at [masked] We are hoping to film part of the discussion. If you are interested in being interviewed please let us know. If you wish to stay off-camera, we will be respectful of  preferences.

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  • Paulette O.

    I wish I could but I changed a theater ticket to next Friday in order to attend an event last night with Tim DeChristopher on the panel. Please keep me in the loop.

    November 2, 2013

    • Dan B.

      It was a solid panel. Great discussion after.

      November 3, 2013

  • Robert Bruce Mc L.

    Well, I have comrades, Alice Sutter and Lynne Carlo who have been working in Coney Island, the Rockaways and Long Beach since Sandy happened, So they have kept me well informed. (Lynne needs money to continue trapping cats from abandoned houses in Coney Island; she will soon have a fund raising party:[masked]) As for the Hudson River I live on it and directly next to the GWBridge. From my north bedroom window, which is on the same level as the Manhattan off ramp and if I look under it, I can see the bottom level 4 lanes going north and 4 lanes going south and if I look out my west windows besides seeing the river the GWB dominates and 4 lanes going south and 4 lanes coming north. That's 350,000 cars and trucks a day; 78% of which are singled person occupied and very few hybrids.

    According to a PhD who did a study on the GWB that I used for my IDoCAction Oct 24,2009, action below my window..

    Sorry, .

    November 3, 2013

    • Dan B.

      It sounds like you know people who could add something to the conversation. They are welcome to come.

      November 3, 2013

  • Wendy S.

    What can we do to prevent the damage of another super storm? What are we doing to reduce global warming?

    1 · November 2, 2013

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