Tag: New York

Our World Revolved Around Our Block

From when I was 10 to when I was 16, my mother and I lived in a diverse working-class neighborhood of single-family attached brownstone...

Direct Action Governing

When community developers and organizers get elected to office, how do they preserve the community-minded sensibility and ethos that got them there? What lessons can they bring back to their colleagues on the ground? Shelterforce sat down with a cadre of organizers- turned–New York City Council members to find out how to bolster the bridge between the city and City Hall.

Community Baking at the Greyston Foundation

The Greyston Foundation blends personal transformation, entrepreneurship, and Zen Buddhist philosophy. They use a bakery to provide jobs to the homeless.

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