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About DDDB
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

A SUCCESSFUL RALLY!

Nearly 4,000 attendend the Rally Against Ratner's Skyscraper City and for Sane Development in brutal heat and no shade at Grand Army Plaza–many more than came to Forest City Ratner's "affordable housing" PR stunt on June 11.

Photos on Flickr.
Much more coming up soon.
Thank you BROOKLYN!

Parasol Power, Dope on the Slope

Bears Gardeners Strut Their Stuff


Some of the sweating crowd


Councilmember Charles Barron


Councilmember Letitia James


Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
singing in defense of the community.


Steve Buscemi and Rosie Perez, DDDB Advisory Board Members


Bob Law, DDDB Advisory Board Member


Reverend Clinton Miller, Brown Memorial Baptist Church.
Clinton Hill




Nellie Hester Bailey, Harlem Tenants Council


Paula Revere "The Developers are coming..."



Robin Cloud and Roger Paz, our Emcees. THANK YOU!

photos below by: Nura Qureshi


Some early rally coverage...

Crowd Gathers to Protest Size of Atlantic Yards Plan
New York Times
In the largest public demonstration so far by opponents of the Atlantic Yards project planned near Downtown Brooklyn, a crowd that may have exceeded 2,000 gathered at Grand Army Plaza yesterday in a rally condemning the project’s scale and what many called inadequate public comment.
continue...

DDDB rally no massive turnout, but resistance shows growth
..."Three years and counting, we stand at a crossroads in the fight for the heart and soul of Brooklyn,” declared James. “Here we are three years and counting and there’s no done deal." ...
read full report from Atlantic Yards Report



Posted: 7.16.06
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Unity 4 Community Meeting, June 15th at 388 Atlantic Avenue

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

November 24, 2009
Court of Appeals
Ruling

[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.

2/26/09
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
of
Isabel Hill's
"Atlantic Yards" documentary
Brooklyn Matters


Read a review
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Atlantic Yards
would be
Instant
Gentrification
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