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Our coalition consists of 21 community organizations and there are 51 community organizations formally aligned in opposition to the Ratner plan.

DDDB is a volunteer-run organization. We have over 5,000 subscribers to our email newsletter, and 7,000 petition signers. Over 800 volunteers have registered with DDDB to form our various teams, task-forces and committees and we have over 150 block captains. We have a 20 person volunteer legal team of local lawyers supplementing our retained attorneys.

We are funded entirely by individual donations from the community at large and through various fundraising events we and supporters have organized.

We have the financial support of well over 3,500 individual donors.

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"Why should people get to see plans? This isn't a public project."
Bruce Ratner in Crain's Nov. 8, 2009

@Barclays Center: Atlantic Yards – It’s A Crime! Events on September 27, 28, 29

Brooklyn Was Promised
Much More Than An Arena.

As Barclays Center Opens,
Series of Events Highlights Failures
Of Atlantic Yards and Demands for Change

Join us for these numerous events centered around
the Barclays Center opening weekend...

Rain or Shine:
RAIN: In the event of rain,
the 11am press conference and
8pm film screening
will be indoors at
669 Atlantic Avenue, corner of S. Portland Avenue
[ Map ]

What: It’s A Crime! Events to Coincide with Barclays Center Opening(details below)

Who: Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, Families United for Racial and Economic Equality, Brown Community Development Corporation, BrooklynSpeaks, Fifth Avenue Committee, Park Defense Fund Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, Green Party of Brooklyn, Brooklyn for Peace, Park Slope Neighbors, East Pacific Block Association, Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus, South Portland Block Association, Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, Fort Greene for Peace, Brooklyn Clergy, Letitia James, Velmanette Montgomery, Reverend Clinton Miller, Reverend David Dyson, Rumur Inc, Tracy Collins and more.

Please join us at whichever events you are able to attend:

> FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (arena opening day)

11AM: At the MTA Entrance in the Daily News Sponsored Plaza in Front of Barclays Center
Hear from individuals impacted by the project including former project supporters, former supporters who are now plaintiffs in federal lawsuit against Forest City Ratner and B.U.I.L.D, and find out from planning experts what needs to happen at the project site going forward.
NOTE: In the event of rain, the press conference will be indoors at 669 Atlantic Avenue, corner of S. Portland Avenue

12PM - 4PM: Popup actions all around the Barclays Center

5PM: Virtual rally—tweet #BarclaysCenter and @AYCrimeScene for housing and jobs now.

4-6PM: OWS Guitarmy’s Teach-in in Response to Jay-Z Comments

8PM: Free outdoor screening of Battle For Brooklyn (battleforbrooklyn.com)
@ Dean Playground Ball Field, just half a block from the arena
(Dean St. between 6th Ave. and Carlton Ave. MAP)
NOTE: In the event of rain, the screening will be indoors at 669 Atlantic Avenue, corner of S. Portland Avenue


Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE) March for Housing, Jobs and Justice
March to Barclays Center
This march to Barclays Center concludes FUREE's 10th Annual Convention @ 80 Willoughby St. 12PM-4PM.
March starts at 4pm at the corner of Bridge Street and Willoughby St Join FUREE and local residents for a march through communities under attack from greedy developers and their friends in government. The march will conclude with a human microphone at the Barclays Center.

6-8 PM: Photographer Tracy Collins’ exhibit,  ATLANTIC YARDS: DECONSTRUCTEDopening reception at the Soapbox Gallery (636 Dean Street, 1.5 blocks from the arena site, MAP). The exhibit traces the “on the ground” impacts of the development over the past 9 years through photography, video and other media.

Please join DDDB and our co-sponsors at these events.

More about what must happen with the project moving forward
More at:  www.AYCrimeScene.com.

Posted: 9.27.12
DDDB.net en español.
Battle for Brooklyn
Screening Schedule

Battle Fore Brooklyn
Unity 4 Community Meeting, June 15th at 388 Atlantic Avenue

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to order DDDB tshirts. They cost $20 and all funds go to our legal campaign, shirts come in black, red, gold and pink tanktops.

Eminent Domain Case
Goldstein et al v. ESDC
[All case files]

November 24, 2009
Court of Appeals

[See ownership map]

EIS Lawsuit

DDDB et al v ESDC et al
Click for a summary of the lawsuit seeking to annul the review and approval the Atlantic Yards project.

Appeal briefs are here.

Appellate Divsion
Rules for ESDC
What would Atlantic Yards Look like?...
Photo Simulations
Before and After views from around the project footprint revealing the massive scale of the proposed luxury apartment and sports complex.

Click for
Screening Schedule
Isabel Hill's
"Atlantic Yards" documentary
Brooklyn Matters

Read a review
Atlantic Yards
would be
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-No Land Grab.org

-Atlantic Yards Report
-Atlantic Yards Deathwatch
-The Footprint Gazette
-Brooklyn Matters
-Noticing New York
-NY Times "The Local" FG/CH
-Brooklyn Views
-Council of B'klyn N'hoods
-The Brooklyn Paper
-The Brooklyn Wire
-Atlantic Lots
-Who Walk in Brooklyn
-S. Oxford St. Block Assoc.
-City Limits City Blogs
-The Knickerblogger
-Anyplace, Brooklyn
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-Bay Ridge Journal
-Picketing Henry Ford
-Castle Coalition Blog
-Dope on the Slope
-Gowanus Lounge
-Fans For Fair Play
-Views from the Bridge
-Old First Blog
-Brooklyn Footprints
-Freddys Bklyn Roundhouse
-Ctr for the Study of Bklyn
-Pardon Me for Asking
-Clinton Hill Blog
-Only The Blog Knows BK
-Sustainable Flatbush
-A Child Grows in Bklyn
-Williamsburg Warriors

-The Real Estate
-Rail Yards Blog (H. Yards)
-OnNYTurf-Atlantic Yards
-Manhattan User's Guide
-Streets Blog
-Urban Place & Space
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-Field of Schemes
-News 12 Brooklyn
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