Put on your bathing suit (bikinis, yes! Speedos, not so much) and join Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (who will be donning his swimming trunks) and Councilmember Stephen Levin at a demonstration protesting the city’s decision to close of one Brooklyn’s most popular outdoor swimming pools!
Please bring inflatable kiddie pools, goggles, and inner tubes, beach balls and handmade, colorful (“SAVE OUR POOL”) signs to show the media and elected officials your support for the Douglass-Degraw pool, which serves thousands of local residents and inner city kids.
WHEN: Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 10:00 AM
WHERE: Thomas Greene Park in front of the Pool (Douglass Street between Nevins Street and 3rd Avenue)
WHO: All your neighbors including US Representative Yvette Clarke, Assembly Member Joan Millman, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, City Councilmember Stephen Levin, Boerum Hill Association, Friends of Douglass/Greene Park, Wyckoff Gardens Tenants’ Association, Gowanus Houses Tenants’ Association, Brooklyn Boulders, Homage