But it is changing dramatically—over the past 10 years, Chinatown has experienced a flood of new development and construction, which has greatly accelerated in the wake of 9/11 and has been facilitated by pro-real estate City policies under Mayor Bloomberg.
This report is based on research conducted in 2007 by Families United for Racial and Economic Equality in partnership with the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center and with assistance from graduate students at Hunter College’s Department of
In order to break the cycle of dead-end, part-time, and low-wage work that handicaps this community, the Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition (NWBCCC) has conducted a survey to identify ways in which to leverage opportunities between city and private
This report aims to highlight the importance of small businesses to the unique and historic identity of the Lower East Side. During 2006 and 2007, the Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES) conducted a small-business survey to document the hardships