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The mission of University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) is to create, preserve, and improve affordable housing and bring needed resources to the Northwest Bronx. UNHP achieves its mission in...


Librería Barco de Papel is a community center and the last Spanish-language bookstore in New York City.


Founded in 1974, the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition (NWBCCC) unites diverse peoples and institutions to fight for racial and economic justice through community organizing to transform the...


Meg Chew

Programs Coordinator, Think!Chinatown

Meg Chew 周凱慧is a recent graduate from Barnard College where she received a B.A. in Urban Studies (Architecture). She’s interested in how architecture and planning facilitates power, specifically looking...


Ari-Duong Nguyen

Programs Assistant, FABnyc

Originally from Hanoi (Vietnam), Ari-Duong Nguyen (they/she) is a recent graduate with an MA in Media Studies from The New School. They write criticism of cinema and time-based media,...


Leslie Ramos

Executive Director, 82nd Street Partnership

Leslie A. Ramos joined the 82nd Street Partnership in October 2014 as Executive Director. She has extensive experience working with small businesses, City agencies, and the Latino community; bringing...


Founded in 1990 and based in Jackson Heights, Queens, the 82nd Street Partnership is an award-winning neighborhood development organization governed by a board of directors comprised of property owners,...


The Cooper Square Committee works with Lower East Side residents to contribute to the preservation and development of affordable, environmentally healthy housing and cultural/community spaces so that the community...


Restoration relentlessly pursues strategies to close gaps in family and community wealth to ensure all families in Central Brooklyn are prosperous and healthy.


Kerri Culhane

Board Member, Think!Chinatown

For over 20 years, activist-public historian Kerri Culhane has used applied interdisciplinary research to inform a community-based approach to neighborhood placekeeping, more critical than ever at this time of...


The Albany Host Lions Club and the Troy Lions Club were both founded in 1925. The two clubs joined forces in July, 2006 to become the Albany & Troy...


Yin Kong

Director/Co-Founder,

Think!Chinatown

Yin Kong 邝海音 is a community-based designer and curator living and working in Manhattan’s Chinatown. Think!Chinatown is the culmination of her work in urban design, museum, culinary & cultural...



The Community League of the Heights (CLOTH) is a multi-service, community development organization dedicated to supporting and empowering the economically disadvantaged residents of Washington Heights. CLOTH’s holistic approach to...


Bridge Tha Gap is a community outreach program with the mission to fill the gaps in our community. We aim to supply support to families and individuals that have...


The Bed-Stuy Gateway BID, located in central Brooklyn, is one of Brooklyn’s most prominent commercial and cultural focal points. We represent a growing, eclectic community of entrepreneurs, nonprofit and...


FABnyc is a team of  artists and organizers working to preserve, sustain, and grow the cultural vibrancy of the Lower East Side neighborhood. FABnyc was founded in 2001 by...


Founded in 1978, Loisaida, Inc. is a Puerto Rican multidisciplinary community development organization located in the Lower East Side area of Lower Manhattan. We stand firm on our original...


Asian Americans for Equality is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Founded in 1974 in Manhattan’s Chinatown to advocate for equal rights, AAFE has transformed...


A project to upcycle vacant lots, transforming them into vibrant farmland.


Grateful Villages is a non-profit charitable organization focused on the design and implementation of community programs to help spur development, sustainability and empowerment at the local level, with lasting...


A project to upcycle vacant lots, transforming them into vibrant farmland.


Ryan Gilliam

Executive Director, FABnyc

Ryan is an artist and organizer with three decades of experience working in the Lower East Side on community art projects and public space activations. She is a co-founder...


Think!Chinatown was started by Chinatown neighbors that got to know each other through community events. Now, we’ve grown to a network of dedicated volunteers from a broad spectrum of professional...


Equality for Flatbush (E4F) is a Black Lives Matter organization that has fought gentrification, displacement and police violence in Brooklyn, NY since 2013. They have only two goals: to...


Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, Inc. is a 40 year old community development organization and mutual housing association based in the Longwood, Hunts Point, Morrisania and Mott Haven neighborhoods...


Imani Keith Henry

Executive Director, Equality for Flatbush

Imani Keith Henry is a long-time anti-police brutality, anti-war, anti-death penalty and Harm Reduction activist in the US. In 2013, Imani Henry founded Equality for Flatbush (E4F) a Black...