This Saturday is NeighborDay!

Sent from University Settlement House:

This Saturday is Neighborday! It’s time to get a little face time with the folks who share your walls and fences. April 29th is Neighborday—a holiday all about getting to know your community. Over the past seven years, we’ve seen everything from community clean-ups, block parties, and simple […]

AssemblyWoman Yuh-Line Niou Press Conference Marking 100 days in Office

Yuh-Line Niou at Rivington House Forum

Friday, April 28th at 12pm at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street (at Rivington and Eldridge Streets intersection)

Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou will host a press conference marking her 100 days in elected office. Niou will provide updates on her work […]

“Rivington Act” Not Let Out of NY State Senate Committee

From Senator Daniel Squadron‘s Office:

Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou supported Rivington Acto.

Neighbors to Save Rivington House: “We are astonished that despite the efforts of Senator Squadron and others, the Senate Majority could not do right by those in need of our protection. Apparently the most vulnerable citizens do not have champions within the Senate Majority […]

Preservation: Buildings and People and Communities

Preserve our structures and the homes and businesses of the people that have built and maintained their neighborhoods over decades. Those who face continual harassment and eviction as neighborhoods go ‘upscale’. One without the other is no win for our friends, small businesses and neighbors.

Tenant Rights Tomorrow

NYC’s First Community Garden: Liz Christy

Piece on the First Community Garden on WNYC. Gardeners remember early beginnings and what it takes to keep this resource for the community.


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Squadron’s Convention and More on SDR Coalition’s Long-Time Partners Rivington House’s Residents & Staff..

Super good:

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Sara Roosevelt Coalition and Neighbors to Save Rivington House joined other activists for Senator […]

Tomorrow: Senator Daniel Squadron’s & Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou’s “Rivington Act”


From Neighbors to Save Rivington House:

“We can keep evicting the elderly and the ill and the disabled from their homes in secrecy in order to line the pockets of profiteers or ……we can pass this law…”

From the Lo-Down:

“The Senate Health Committee will take up the “Rivington Act,” which would require […]

Spring in M’Finda Kalunga Garden: Flowers, Turtles, Workers, Dirt, Mosaics, & One Scientist!

Our resident scientist was at the March for Science, had rallies and marches in more than 600 places to challenge what advocates see as a growing trend by government to ignore scientific evidence when crafting public policy. Thank you for representing Rob!

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An Earth Day Movie that is Hopeful (yes!) “Tomorrow”

Here is a trailer and review of the movie:


From Mother Jones:

The Perfect Movie for Your Earth Day Date Night A quirky French film finds some unusual solutions to climate change.

“…change is perhaps most powerful when it is community-driven. The most novel innovation proposed is the possibility of “local currencies” that […]