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This edition: Developing by Faith

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 5, 2014.

First aired: November 8, 2014.

On this special edition of Independent Sources hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre, we hear about how several cash strapped Brooklyn churches are learning about selling their air rights in an effort to develop affordable housing in their neighborhoods and save their congregations. We also learn more about the city’s new Municipal ID program. Then Garry speaks to Muta’Ali Muhammad and Jevon Frank, the director and producer of a film about the actors and activists, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.

Guest List

Nisha Agarwal Commissioner, NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

Jevon Frank Producer, Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

Pastor Gilford T. Monrose Director of Faith-Based & Clergy Initiatives, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President

Bitta Mostofi Director, NYC Municipal ID Card Program

Muta'Ali Muhammad Director, Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

Alisa Wellek Co-Executive Director, Immigrant Defense Project

Rev. Kermitt L. Williams Senior Pastor & Organizer, Agape Fellowship For All People

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