Tag: Community Organizing

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The Jackson Heights Beautification Group (JHBG) is a grassroots group of people who live or work in the community of Jackson Heights, Queens. We are a non-profit civic, environmental and...


Jennifer Bolstad

Principal Landscape Architect, Local Office Landscape & Urban Design

Jennifer Bolstad is a landscape architect, an educator and a community organizer for social and environmental justice. Together with Walter Meyer, she is co-founder of Local Office Landscape and...


Marta Viciedo

Founding Partner & Strategy Director, Urban Impact Lab

Marta Viciedo is a Miami-based urbanist and social impact entrepreneur. Marta co-founded Urban Impact Lab, a civic innovation and placemaking firm in Miami that introduces and applies innovation-based solutions...


NDC’s work focuses on HOMES, JOBS and COMMUNITY. Founded as a national nonprofit in 1969, NDC has worked for over 50 years fulfilling its mission to increase the flow of...


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...


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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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


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 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,...


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