Category: Actions

9/1/15 Rally Against NYU Expansion

From an email sent by LaGuardia Corner Gardens members: On Sept. 1, in Washington Square Park, please join our coalition of students, faculty and staff at NYU, the New School, and Cooper Union, people of the Village, and labor unions…

Update on the Boardwalk Community Garden Case

By Seth Korman, attorney, New York Environmental Law and Justice Project Update on Coney Island Boardwalk Garden Case, August 25 Our case against the city and developer iStar financial continues.  There have been a few small developments as of recent,…

City Council Funding

From GreenThumb – Deadline is Friday, 8/7:    Call Today to Support New Garden Programs and Services Dear Gardeners,We are pleased to inform you that the New York City Council under the leadership of Council Member Mark Levine, Chair of…

Help Save Harlem HPD Gardens

Tomorrow evening at 6:30pm, Manhattan CB10 will be touring the 3 gardens at risk in their district in Harlem, and then the Land Use Committee will vote on a letter of support for these gardens this Thursday at 6:30pm.  It…

Community Gardens & the Climate Change Movement

For Immediate  Release March 16, 2015 For More Info: Mark Dunlea   518 860-3725 Zita  Allen 917-309-2210 Hundreds of  Climate Labor & Community Activists Gather to  Plan Efforts to Press City Officials to Pass Strong Climate, Environmental  Legislation Hundreds  of labor, climate…

Statement from Black Urban Growers

A belated re-posting from Black Urban Growers (BUGS):   PRESS RELEASE Contact: Karen Washington, BUGs Council Member (347) 979-7127 info@blackfarmersconf.org http://www.blackfarmersconf.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 10, 2015 Black Urban Growers Joins Fight to Save NYC Community Gardens  Black Urban Growers…

Thank you for a successful rally! Keep up the momentum

  About 150 people assembled yesterday on the steps of City Hall with kindred New Yorkers, citizens, grassroots organizations, and community leaders, aligned in solidarity with our vision and our stance. Among the local elected representatives who spoke on our behalf…

For Immediate Release: Rally to Save Community Gardens

Contact: Aziz Dehkan, aziz@nyccgc.org, 973.222.5413  On Tuesday, February 10th, at 9 A.M. the NYCCGC, community members, partnering housing organizations, and various elected representatives will be rallying on the steps of city hall to protest the lack of transparency and community involvement…

Rally at City Hall – Planning Meeting

Hello everyone, We will be holding a general meeting tomorrow, Tuesday February 3rd, 6:30 – 8:30 to discuss plans for our February 10th Rally at City Hall. Please note that we  will be meeting at: First Spanish Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn,…