All items tagged 'RESOURCES'

Designed by Community

Program Overview  The Designed by Community Fellowship is 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

NYCHA Real Talk

NYCHA Real Talk is a train-the-trainers program to support community members in informing their neighbors on how to develop hyper-localized strategies related to public housing, land use and healthy homes for and with NYCHA communities.

Supporting Small Business Survival in NYC

Legislative Advocacy TakeRoot supports the legislative platform of the USBnyc Coalition, particularly the current campaign to create Commercial Rent Stabilization in NYC. Below are the past results of the Coalition’s work: Commercial Tenant Harassment Law: The Commercial Tenant Harassment Law in New

Community-Initiated Rezoning Applications

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

Enforcing Land Use Law

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