Voice opposition to a health care proposal that would hurt all New Yorkers

This Health Care Plan would further undo the little money there is for nursing homes and home care.

“The state gets only 91 cents in federal funding for every dollar it sends to Washington — one of just 11 states that give more than they get, state Controller Thomas […]

GreenThumb’s Wheelchair Accessible Raised Bed Workshop In M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden

The Wheelchair-Accessible Table-Top raised bed workshop today, Tuesday, March 21st

GreenThumb: “Gardens should be accessible to everyone, regardless of age or mobility”

(GreenThumb Handouts below)

Thank you GreenThumb!

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GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference 2017

Published March 4, 2017

33rd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

“Sustaining Garden Legacies”

March 25, 2017 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Hostos Community College 450 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10451

Come celebrate the official kick-off of the community gardening season in New York City. The day will be packed with 30+ workshops on garden related […]

From University Settlement’s Chief Executive Officer on the proposed ‘American Health Care Act’

“After the inauguration, I promised to keep you updated on how changes in federal policy will impact our participants. Last week, a bombshell dropped when Congress released its draft of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Also, the administration released its draft budget. Taken together, these two developments […]

From Progressive Action of Lower Manhattan: NYState Election Reform

Progressive Action OF Lower Manhattan asks that we:

Show our support for Election Reform Now! and demand that state funding be included to make them a reality this year.

Help by making the following 11 phone calls by Tues. March 21st End of Day.

(basic call and email script […]

American Indian Community House Support Petition

Sign petition Here.

Dear Senators,

The American Indian Community House, Inc. (AICH) was founded in 1969 as the first Urban Native American community resource, and represents the largest Indigenous community presence in the New York Metropolitan Urban area. The organization provides vital health and social services to the neediest Native Americans, who hail from […]

Thanks to CB3 Office for Inquiries on Promised Deaf Crossing Signs

We celebrated the redo of the bike lanes on Chrystie Street adjacent to the Sara Roosevelt Park. Yay!! Safer for bicyclists! And better for car traffic too (I mean who wants to hit someone on a bike?).

We asked for pedestrian crossing signs for this new bike-way. To help bicyclists know to pay extra attention […]

From BoweryBoogie: “CB3 Endorses New Public Bathrooms at ‘Stanton Storehouse’”

Thanks to Bowery Boogie for keeping up with this saga. And for having a much needed sense of humor. Posted on: March 17th, 2017 at 5:00 am

“What’s another two years when the community already waited three decades?

Two years.

That’s the estimated timeline for the Stanton Storehouse to finally return to the community, albeit […]

Sunday March 19th 1pm Movie “Cloudy Sunday” Kehila Kedosha Janina

In the Park an ‘Enlightened Witness’

 

We want to thank this officer for how he handled a young homeless man who was clearly struggling to keep a grasp on reality.

Two officers quickly moved in to stop his threatening behavior. The young man cried out for his ‘things’. This officer borrowed a fresh garbage bag and picked up every […]