Jan 16 at 10:15 pm Jose Quiles wrote at facebbook: Definitely had a great time at the Loisaida Inc. Center. Thanks to the Greenwich Village Society For Historic preservation. Cochise & Clayton Patterson.46
With "The Street Gangs of the Lower East Side," Jose Cochise and Clayton Patterson provide a brutally honest, self-reflective and moving account of one person’s struggle to break the cycle of violence and poverty since birth through creativity and compassion for others in the East Village / Lower East Side. Quiles pulls no punches about the experiences that took him from gang leader to an historian of gangs, artist, and author who creates with a joyous yet desperate edge, for the sake of sheer survival. more about the book
Free with Registration
Co-sponsored by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and Loisaida Inc.
Books for sale and signing following the program.
This event is fully accessible.
Organizer: Loisaida Center | Phone: (646) 757-0522 | Website: www.loisaida.org