HER Power is a women’s empowerment group developed by three community advocates who saw an immediate need for resources that promote holistic well being across NYCHA developments.
Project Description Rockaway On-Beat will offer a formal roller skating program to youth and adults residing in NYCHA developments on the Rockaways peninsula. Participants will be given one-on-one instruction in on-beat roller skating techniques, and a personalized book to reinforce
The Technical Assistance for Organizers project aims to increase organizing and communications capacity for three public housing developments. The project will aim to work with three resident advisory boards to host online events, outreach, and community assessments to determine the
From Blocks To Beats is a program that targets medium and high risk young adults in a music mentoring program to be hosted at the Tompkins Community Center.
As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, we at TakeRoot Justice are further adapting to continue helping marginalized New Yorkers all over the city since our last update. As our usual caseloads keep going, we’re also piloting new programs to help partners
Despite the lockdowns on city and state levels, the federal government is trying to keep immigration agencies and policies moving to some extent. Here are updates on recent developments: Immigration Detention Although ICE continues to operate and detain people, there
TakeRoot’s Consumer Justice team recently deepened our work to support survivors of intimate partner violence. This work makes a difference in the life of survivors and clients like Ms. Jordan*, who we helped gain financial independence from her abuser this
TakeRoot Justice is standing up for workers’ rights, advocating for fair labor conditions, and getting New Yorkers justice when bosses exploit those desperately in need of a livelihood. This year, our Workers Rights team fought for five undocumented men who
We’ve been on the front lines helping people keep one of the most vital and intrinsic parts of their lives – their homes. Our housing team works with tenants and organizers across the city to fight for their rights to
Our Capacity Building team strengthens the solidarity economy in New York and supports workers as owners and decision makers. In collaboration with our longtime partners, the NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives and Green Worker Cooperatives, we legally formed New York