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.
TakeRoot is committed to standing with our partners and their communities as they face the coronavirus pandemic. We have created resources for Organizations, Worker Coops and Small Businesses, for Workers, for Consumers, for Immigrants, and for NYCHA Residents & Organizers.
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
Charity organizations own buildings that house daycares and mosques, arts organizations and churches, food pantries and theaters; they own land for community gardens, playgrounds and farms. State law is clear that they are all entitled to property tax exemptions from
We are preparing a legal guide to worker co-ops in response to requests from worker centers and community-based organizations in predominantly low-wage, immigrant communities. The Guide is being developed by Urban Justice Center, National Employment Law Project, and Fordham University
Learn how to apply for unemployment insurance.