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NY Communities for Change

Brooklyn, NY | http://www.nycommunities.org
Joined in March 2010

About Us

New York Communities for Change is one of the largest grassroots, membership-driven, community-based organization in New York.  Organizing in low and moderate income communities throughout New York State, NYCC uses community organizing, direct action, legislative advocacy to ensure that our members have a voice in the decisions that impact their communities. Over the next 5 years, we plan to run innovative campaigns that target and return wealth stolen from communities of color.

NYCC in the News:

" The Hedge Clippers, the Fight for $15, and the fight for affordable housing are the linchpins of NYCC’s strategy, three ways to answer the question of how to redistribute wealth and power back to working-class people of color. They’re examples of how one group is looking beyond the small, incremental campaigns typical of organizing in low-income communities of color, and aiming instead to actually challenge the structures of power in the city. " - Sarah Jaffe for The Nation.

Vaughn Armour, a 17-year resident of Crown Heights, is also facing down a landlord trying to buy him out. ...“He don’t realise that I’m a member of New York Communities for Change, and I know when it comes to written laws and guidelines that I don’t have to go nowhere. We have succession rights. I’ve been there for 17 years, a New York state-recognised common-law husband, and her son’s been there for 33 years. The only thing this guy can do is give us the succession papers to sign, and a new lease.” - Megan Carpentier for The Guardian.

New York Communities for Change is one of the largest grassroots, membership-driven, community-based organization in New York.  Organizing in low and moderate income communities throughout New York State, NYCC uses community organizing…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Poverty
  • Women

Location

  • 1 Metrotech Center North, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
    11th Fl.

Current listings by NY Communities for Change

JobsLocationDate Posted
Federal Climate CampaignerBrooklyn, NYJuly 22, 2021
Community OrganizerNassau County, NYJuly 12, 2021

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