As we look back on 2019, TakeRoot is celebrating the extraordinary courage of clients like Tamara* a Haitian asylum seeker we worked with this year. This fearless political activist was repeatedly persecuted and threatened because of her vocal opposition to
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“Today, the BSA got it wrong,” said Paula Segal, senior attorney with Equitable Neighborhoods Practice at the Community Development Project, who is working with QNU. “The City cannot allow developers to bury big box stores underground to skirt...”
Family Welcome Centers must live up to the promise of their name by giving students a warm welcome that includes the support they need to succeed in school.
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“The danger is, if we don’t challenge Target, national retailers will think they could put department stores anywhere in the city,” said Paula Segal, attorney for QNU. “We will no longer have residential districts. It will just be mall NYC.”
“It is illegal for them to build here,” she said, “and our community will not take it.”