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Designed by Community

Program Overview  The Designed by Community Fellowship was a paid fellowship and project funding opportunity to support community members in designing and developing hyper-localized solutions related to the COVID-19 crisis for and with NYCHA communities. The Service Design Studio at

Supporting Small Business Survival in NYC

Legislative Advocacy TakeRoot supports campaign to create Commercial Rent Stabilization in NYC. As part of the USBnyc Coalition (2018-2023), we helped pass the law that created mandatory storefront registrations and the resultant publicly available data, a requirement that the city

Community-Initiated Rezoning Applications

With the support of the Neighborhoods First Fund, TakeRoot’s Equitable Neighborhoods team represented Tenants United Fighting for the Lower East Side (TUFF-LES), CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities and Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES) in 2017-2022 as they worked with Manhattan

Enforcing Land Use Law

TakeRoot’s Equitable Neighborhoods team takes on matters where organizing groups are enforcing zoning and environmental laws. Examples of past campaigns supported by litigation: Chhaya CDC, Minkwon Center for Community Action and the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce v. NYC Department

Equitable Neighborhoods Trainings

The Equitable Neighborhoods practice at TakeRoot Justice can partner with your organization to educate community members and the public about law and policy. Equitable Neighborhoods team members can facilitate workshops for community members directly, or can work with partners to