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This edition: The Great Rent Debate

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 15, 2015.

First aired: June 17, 2015.

On this edition of Independent Sources, hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre, Garry sits down with Honorable Betty E. Staton to discuss the future of affordable housing in the city as state legislators debate the renewal of rent stabilization laws. We speak to the creators of an independent film that examines the city's foster care system and stars actors who have all been in foster care. Then we profile Batala NYC, an all-woman band that’s marching to the beat of its own drum.

Guest List

Paul G. Griffin President & Founder, The Possibility Project

Stacy Kovacs Artistic Director, Batala NYC

Juan Carlos Pineiro Escoriaza Director, “Know How” (2015)

Hon. Betty E. Staton President of Brooklyn Programs, Legal Services NYC

Sara Valentine Band Member, Batala NYC

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