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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Educational Alliance now Open for Enrollment: “Project Contact Outpatient Program”

From the Educational Alliance:

“Dear Community Members, We would like to inform you that the Project Contact Outpatient Program is open for enrollment. Please see the flyer below for additional program and referral information. Best, The CRW Admissions Team”

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American Kestrel Hunting Nearby Sara Roosevelt Park

An American Kestral was caught on camera by Colleen Corkery neighbor and M’Finda Kalunga volunteer.

Katie Leung from the WildLife Unit of the Parks Department ”

“…these feature an American kestrel. I think you’re also lucky to see a kestrel with its meal in talon!”


Colleen wrote, ”

Here are pics…when it

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Turtles Move (in November) to Winter Quarters – M’Finda Kalunga Garden

Ted and Jose get the turtles ready for their winter vacation home.



Pratt Stanton ParkHouse Reimagined As Community Gathering & Environmental Hub

From the Stanton Task Force:

Students from the Interior Design program at Pratt Institute offered their fresh thinking and design skills to our community vision for the Stanton Building in SDR Park.

Brief presentations by these Fall 2020 students of their designs for the Stanton Building were followed by a dialogue with community members. For

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