Climate Briefing for NYC Candidates: A Just Transition and Recovery

Climate Briefing for NYC Candidates: A Just Transition and Recovery
Today (Thursday), Feb. 25, 12-1:15pm.

The New York State Nurses Association will be livestreaming the event from their Facebook page.

Please consider sharing their livestream post to your group’s Facebook page, if you have one, so that your followers who have not joined the Zoom webinar may see it as well.

We, among many many others, are cosponsoring the Climate Briefing.

Here is the Zoom registration link. We hope that you will be able to join us for the event and share the registration link with your members and supporters.


Troubling Redacted East River Park Value Engineering Report FOIL’ed but Redacted

With thanks to Tommy Loeb and other organizations for FOIL’ing the report.

East Side Coastal Resiliency Elevated Park Alternative



Value Engineering Study



Council Member Chin Celebrates Black History Month

Congratulations all! Especially Alysha Coleman long time neighbor and leader here!!

In memory of John Cannizzo

Our condolences to Pam and Julia and Claire on the loss of husband and father John Cannizzo.

He was a stalwart, knowledgeable and generous member of the M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden.


September 20, 2020 John and Pam working on their plot

On this day, he had offered to prune my (K’s)

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By Governor Jay Inslee May 2019

A Call to Action for a Climate Conservation Corps

“The Climate Corps will organize the greatest renewable resource of all – the talent and energy of the American people – to work together in cities and rural communities, in our great parks and public lands, and all

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January 20, 2021


“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” Anne Frank

“You can cut all the flowers but

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From Connect Hear

Tips for Communicating with a Deaf or Hearing Impaired Person

“Have you ever interacted with a Deaf person in your surroundings? I bet you wondered how do they survive in a world without the ability to hear. In Pakistan, more than 10 Million people have some level of hearing loss and they are still

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This Summer in M’Finda Kalunga Garden Intrepid Volunteers Kepy the Garden Open

Working and welcoming and Keeping Safe Practices. Thank you volunteers!


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Center for an Urban Future Report: Ideas From Experts - Never Been a Better Time


Full plan here

A Green Public Works Program for NYC: 40 Ideas from Experts To understand how New York might take advantage of federal investment to create jobs and help the city mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change, CUF asked city

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Neighbors Looking Out: Belgian Block Removals, the Coming Digging Machine and Parking Inside the Park

Thanks to neighbors Jeffrey and Tessa here are photos removing the Belgian Blocks. The MTA Contractor Cruz promises these will return after the dig. Parks Department workers also say there are plenty of these stored for Park use.


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