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Month: September 2014

James Tracy on “San Francisco Housing Wars 2014” @ Shaping San Francisco (October 29)

Posted on September 29th, 2014 in Events

Decades of displacement and eviction have reached another crescendo during 2013-14. Key activists from the 1990s to the present will share tactics and strategies as the war enters its latest stages. Featuring James Tracy with his new book Dispatches Against Displacement, Erin McElroy of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and Maria Zamudio of Causa Justa.

Dispatches Against Displacement is going on tour!

Posted on September 26th, 2014 in Happenings

Author and housing activist James Tracy will be heading out on tour soon with his brand-new book Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco’s Housing Wars. His confirmed events (so far!) are listed below; we’ll keep this list up to date as more events are confirmed and details are updated. You can learn more […]

Dispatches Against Displacement Book Release Party @ SUB/Mission, San Francisco (October 22)

Posted on September 24th, 2014 in Events

Celebrate the release of James Tracy’s new book: Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes From San Francisco’s Housing Wars. This is a split benefit gig for the San Francisco Community Land Trust and PODER. Event starts at 8:00 with James Tracy reading from Dispatches at 8:30. With: Dark Materials Bankrupt District ( Sun Jin Lui (Ex-Diskarte […]

James Tracy @ Seattle Tenants’ Union Annual Meeting (October 18)

Posted on September 24th, 2014 in Events

James Tracy, author of Dispatches Against Displacement, will be giving the keynote address at this year’s annual meeting of the Seattle Tenants’ Union. All members, tenants, allies, and interested parties are invited! Keynote is at 12 noon. Facebook event is here:

James Tracy / Dispatches Against Displacement @ Left Bank Books, Seattle (October 18)

Posted on September 24th, 2014 in Events

Reading, and discussion of James Tracy’s Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco’s Housing Wars. A housing activist in the Bay Area since before Google existed, Tracy excavates that history, exploring the battle for urban space—public housing residents fighting austerity, militant housing takeovers, the vagaries of federal and state housing policy, as well as […]