Urban Change

Many factors are at work, but the heart of the zero progress problem in education and the direct relationship it has with inequality. For African-Americans the data shows a gap in college achievement that remains wide, those with undergraduate degrees are less wealthy than white counterparts, and the chance that both spouses will have undergraduate … Continue reading Urban Change

Housing Networks

The housing expertise in New York City represents an extraordinary depth of staff from its network of neighborhood organizations to the extensive analytical prowess of national offices. So why are they failing? Brooklyn's nonprofit community development corporations and others have decades of experience in the preservation and development of housing throughout the city. This resource … Continue reading Housing Networks

Vote Basics

The links below make it easy. Understand the dates, times, places and the government leadership ballot. Paying attention to government leaders of your neighborhood is now essential. Get to know your City Councilmember, State Senator, Assemblymember, and Congressmember.  You are with them until you are not. Decide.  See Delegation Watch (menu above or click here)   … Continue reading Vote Basics