Last week, I joined residents, activists, and politicians in Brooklyn’s Borough Hall to call for fair elections in New York State. This was one in a series of town halls that happened across the state.
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This is what I overheard a young man say to his buddy when they were looking over a sample “participatory budgeting” ballot outside the offices of NYC Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito. A community organizer sitting at a folding table set up on the sidewalk was encouraging the two passers-by to go inside and vote. The [...]
Yesterday, I participated in a ranger-guided hike in Hunter Island. The hike was organized by a meetup.com group I belong to called “5 Boro Exploration.” Pelham Bay Park is tucked away in the northwest corner of the Bronx. With an area three times the size of Central Park, it is the largest park in New [...]