We Stand With Our Asian Neighbors.. Walk Through Sara Roosevelt Park

Houston Street

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Basketball Court at Stanton


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The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) NYC Youth Employment Program

About SYEP

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experience each summer.

Participants have the opportunity to explore their interests and career pathways, develop workplace skills and engage in learning experiences that

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M'Finda Garden Volunteers, SDR Park Volunteers, The CSA, FABnyc and Artist Dennis RedMoon Darkeem with the African/African American History and Second African Burial Ground project


A visit with FABnyc‘s Dakota Devereux Scott and African/African American History and Second African Burial Ground project with the selected Artist Dennis RedMoon Darkeem working with M’Finda Garden longtime Juneteenth organizer/activist/leader here Deborah Jeffreys-Glass and Edward Glass longtime Garden advocate.


Stanton Street Community Supported Agriculture: Starting their season in M’Finda Garden -CSA

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Audubon NY Meet-Up with a Bit of Clean Up

Thanks to Lily from Audubon NY and her crew for coming out on a cold day to learn about the Audubon plot, the park and the bird life!

And thank you to Sandy – M’Finda Kalunga gardener – and Donna and Lily from the AudubonNY group for hanging around after to do some much needed

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Build a Block Meeting on Zoom with the 5th Precinct

Build the Block Zoom meeting links. Session 1 and 2.

5 NCO Sector B is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: NCO B zoom meeting session 1

Time: Mar 17, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 820

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Hawks and the NYC Parks Wildlife Unit

From Katie Leung, NYC Parks, Wildlife Unit:

Hi Everyone,

I hope you all enjoyed the sun and warm weather over the past couple of weeks.

Based on several monitors’ observations, American kestrels are being seen close to where they may nest for the year. Usually, they like to nest in worn-out

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NY4Parks: Play Fair Coalition Rally March 12th at 9am!

From NYers4Parks


NYC Parks was cut $84 million in 2020. Join us to fight for a full restoration of funds for parks!

NYC’s parks are in the worst condition on record. 1 million New Yorkers lost access to their local parks at the start of the pandemic. $1 billion of capital funds

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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

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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!!