Articles tagged community organizing
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Where South Asian Men Process Trauma

By Roshan Abraham | November 8, 2018 | Open City

Men are standing side by side with women in the struggle
to stop domestic violence and toxic masculinity.

Mapping Displacement
and Resistance in Sunset Park

By Huiying Bernice Chan | November 1, 2018 | Open City

How arts and tech can preserve intergenerational neighborhood stories and fight back against gentrification.

Malcolm Lives in Harlem

By Sarah Moawad | September 25, 2018 | Open City

A community’s struggle to define and uplift the legacy of Malcolm X.

Bay Ridge Loses a Primary
but Gains a Movement

By Aber Kawas | August 29, 2018 | Open City

In his last sermon in Bay Ridge, Fr. K reminds an energized community that theirs is not a one-person movement.

Jackson Heights: Unearthing the People’s Struggle

By Jai Dulani | December 20, 2016 | Open City

Community organizers have created a walking tour of Jackson Heights that focuses on the experiences of the immigrants who live in the neighborhood.

Shattering Silence in Banglatown

By Chaya Babu | September 2, 2015 | Open City

In Kensington, young Bangladeshi activists fight against apathy and inaction in the local community by organizing around the murder of a 13-year-old boy in Bangladesh earlier this summer.

South Asian Political Clout Rises in Queens

By Sonny Singh | July 8, 2015 | Open City

Ali Najmi, the contender to represent one of the largest South Asian enclaves in NYC, talks about Glen Oaks, the Sikh gurdwaras, and taxi drivers.

What Separates Welfare from Work

By E. Tammy Kim | July 8, 2013 | Open City

Amid a national conversation about preschool and poverty, low-income New Yorkers are fighting for dignified welfare-to-work and and child care. But will they succeed?

Hurricane Sandy: The Storm’s Impact on Immigrant Workers and Organizations

By Sukjong Hong | November 1, 2012 | Open City

For outer borough residents and the linguistically isolated, the future is less clear.

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