Rally to Save Met Foods Today!

We must fight to save food sources that remain closer to affordability!

FYI: Rally to Save Met Foods – Thursday 12/29 2PM @ Met Foods 251 Mulberry at Prince

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

OFFICE OF MARGARET S. CHIN

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From League of Women Voters: Green Gentrification and the Struggle for Environmental Justice

Lunch with the League

Green Gentrification: Urban Sustainability and the Struggle for Environmental Justice

Thursday, January 12th 12-2pm

Speakers will be Kenneth Gould and Tammy Lewis who co-authored Green Gentrification

Kenneth A. Gould is Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, […]

The Black Urban Farmer’s and Urban Gardener’s Conference Request for Proposals

From The Black Urban Farmer’s and Urban Gardener’s Conference Planning Committee:

“This year we had over 500 people attend the conference, participating in over 70 workshops over the course of the two days! It was a wonderful event and we are grateful to all of the keynote speakers, presenters, partners, sponsors and […]

DNAinfo: “Community Gardens Could Save LES From Flooding”

Thanks Jane, Rob, Kate, Carol, Debra, Bob, Jason and others for M’Finda Kalunga, Elizabeth Hubbard and New Forsyth Conservancy in SDR Park who spent time thinking through what was needed here. Thanks to Aziz and Charles for their tireless efforts.

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The Next City: Focuses on Public Spaces and Tools to Keep Them That Way

From The Next City: “Mapping Tool Aims to Keep Public Spaces Public” by Oscar Perry Abello

Such as the Stanton Building in Sara Roosevelt Park!

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Different sites: Museum @ Eldridge Street, Baruch Bath House, Trump’s grandpa’s former home, KAWS b’ball court, & Mapping NYC Shadows

1) The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards: Eastern Europe to LESFrom the Lo-Down: “A fascinating exhibition opens tomorrow evening at the Museum at Eldridge Street. Through a collaboration with the Blavatnik Archive, the museum will be showcasing a collection of postcards depicting life on the Lower East Side during the early part of the 20th Century […]

BoweryBoogie: “Local Advocates Advance the Fight to Return the ‘Stanton Storehouse’ to the Community”

Nice write up in BoweryBoogie on the fight to return the Stanton Storehouse to the Community’s Use.

“…efforts to force its return are finally gaining some much-needed exposure. The Coalition held a series of scoping sessions over the summer to brainstorm possible uses. (There were several ideas floated related to it becoming an “innovative […]

Two Events: 1) CAAAV- Stop High End Waterfront Development 2) Poetic Voices of the Muslim World

Poetic Voices of the Muslim World: Opening Reception

THURSDAY, DEC. 15th

6-9pm

City Lore Gallery

56 East 1st Street (btw 1st and 2nd Avenue)

Lower East Side, NYC

http://citylore.org/event/poetic-voices-of-the-muslim-world-opening-reception/

The exhibit runs until April 9th. Schools, community orgs, poets, non-poets, neighbors, people new […]

Restore and Preserve our Planet and Resources (Including Us)

DNAinfo: “City Blames Delayed Forsyth Plaza Construction on Contractor’s Bankruptcy”

Disagreement over the delay of Forsyth Plaza.

By Allegra Hobbs | December 9, 2016

“The construction of Forsyth Street Plaza — an elevated park described by some as Chinatown’s “mini high line” — will wrap up nearly four years behind schedule because the project’s contractor filed for bankruptcy, according to city officials…”

Read more here.

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