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The Women’s Global Call for Climate Justice

The Women’s Global Call for Climate Justice

We are women and girls of all ages, in all our diversity, from every region of the world;

We are gravely concerned about the lack of just and sufficient action on climate change by the world’s leaders;

We are concerned about […]

CAAAV: Take Back Chinatown Event

Take Back Chinatown! Community Education Event, 8/2

When: Sunday, August 2 from 2PM – 5PM

Where: Sara D. Roosevelt Park (Hester St. between Chrystie St. & Forsyth St.)

“Chinatown has lost 15,000 units of affordable housing in the last 10 years. This number is increasing every year, with […]

Job Expo Tomorrow Night

Job Expo Thursday Night July 30th at 4pm – 7pm

80 Pitt Street

Entrance on Rivington

From GOLES (Good Old Lower East Side) website:

Job Training Expo (Lower East Side Employment Network)

When: Thu. July 30, 4pm – 7pm Where: 80 Pitt St, New York, NY 10002, USA (map) Description: Jump star your career on […]

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Bi-annual Reuse & Repurposing Riot

Saturday, September 12th 11 E. 3rd […]

Early Sara Roosevelt Park photo

Chair of NYC Council parks committee wants Trump contracts terminated

Donald Trump is the owner of four concessions in New York City parks-including both ice rinks in Central Park and a high-end golf course in the Bronx. The chair of the City Council Parks Committee Mark Levine said:

“Our parks are public spaces where everyone should feel welcome and an association with […]

Citizen’s for NYC brings Ralph Lauren volunteers to the Garden

It was a very dramatic shift in the M’Finda Kalunga Garden after volunteers from Ralph Lauren came to add their weight to the Garden’s extensive history of stewarding this beautiful oasis.

We are very thankful to the individuals who came with their hands, hearts and minds ready to help out. Each person was a gem.

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And some good news re: stopping privatization of public lands and parks

The State Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court ruled that Flushing Meadows – Corona Park in Queens could not be sold off for a mall…yet.

Because it is parkland, the Court ruled last week that it ” could not be taken as a development site for a one-million-square-foot shopping mall simply because the administration […]

Driving Out Manhattan’s Only Riding Facility for poor children?

Hi all,

Please read about this issue re: the NY Riding Academy which is operated free of charge for all children but particularly available to give an opportunity to the children of limited financial means in Harlem and East Harlem. Dr. Blair is African American retiree who cleared this area thirty years ago […]