Halloween in M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden

From Debra Jeffreys-Glass organizer of the day:

“So many hands made the work much lighter, and the smiles on the faces of the children and adults served as proof of the day’s success. Thank you, In no particular order….. Bob -as always….being the major mover and shaker and inspiration for all we […]

MKG Garden: Halloween THIS Sunday 12pm -3pm

Prep:

 

We will enjoy our children’s joys.

And we’ll be making a ribbon tree: “Caring Not Scaring”:

Make a ribbon message to someone or something you care about to tie onto our Caring Tree.

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Unveiling of Mural by Downtown Arts and FABnyc

These murals by Raul Ayala. Gorgeous & impactful.

 

Fancis Goldin co-founder Cooper Square Com/fought Robert Moses’ urban ‘renewal’. Re: 50% SPURA affordable housing:“not perfect but better than nothing.”

Clara Lemlich: “..I move that we go on a general strike” -in Yiddish at 23 to a crowd of laborers in 1909.

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About that Plastic Bag Ban…

NYTimes:

Microplastics Find Their Way Into Your Gut, a Pilot Study Finds

“Researchers looked for microplastics in stool samples of people from eight countries. “The results were astonishing,” they said.

In the next 60 seconds, people around the world will purchase one million plastic bottles and two million plastic […]

Neighborhood Policing! November 9th BRC 30 Delancey Street

Come and let the 5th Precinct know what is going on in YOUR neighborhood.

Our two ‘beat cops’ are coming to listen to us tell them what’s going on.

And…it’s probably going to be a nice night to be in the park…

From the United Nations Declaration on the Promotion and Respect of the Rights of People of African Descent

 

Towards a Declaration on the Promotion and Respect of the Rights of People of African Descent

 

Monday, 29 October 2018

1:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Conference Room 7

United Nations Headquarters

 

Speakers:

 

Michal Balcerzak

Chairperson, Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (moderator)

Noureddine Amir

Chairperson, Committee […]

Small Business Fair & Gothamist: “Will NY City Council Finally Take Action To Save Small Businesses From Extinction?”

by Renaissance Economic Development Corporation DATE AND TIME

Tue, October 23, 2018

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

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LOCATION

Downtown Art

70 East 4th Street

New York, NY 10003

DESCRIPTION

Don’t miss the opportunity to receive free business counseling from professionals in accounting, financing, legal, marketing and much […]

Young People Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Climate Change.

NYTimes:

“The young plaintiffs claim that the government’s actions, and inaction, in the face of global warming violate their “fundamental constitutional rights to freedom from deprivation of life, liberty, and property.” Their age is central to their argument: For older Americans, the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change are somebody else’s problem. But today’s […]

The Changing of the Turtles in M’Finda Kalunga Garden

Yesterday it was time for the turtles to leave for their winter home.

 

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M’Finda Kalunga Garden: Halloween!