Washington Square Park Immigration Rally

Demonstrators gathered in Greenwich Village Thursday evening to stand in solidarity with immigrants. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/03/16/washington-square-park-immigrant-rally/

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Anti-Gentrification Affordable Housing Marching Band Protest

MIDTOWN – An group of anti-gentrification protesters held a mock funeral for affordable housing and briefly disrupted a meeting of the Real Estate Board of New York at a Midtown hotel Wednesday. https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20170315/midtown-east/rebny-gentrification-affordable-housing-marching-band-protest

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Rally in Washington Square Park Planned Trump Suffers Second Travel Ban Defeat

A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban hours before it was to take effect, marking the second time courts have thwarted Trump’s efforts to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations. https://longislandtechnologynews.com/2017/03/rally-in-washington-square-park-planned-trump-suffers-second-travel-ban-defeat/

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Rally in NYC planned after Trump suffers second travel ban defeat

LOWER MANHATTAN — A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban hours before it was to take effect, marking the second time courts have thwarted Trump’s efforts to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations. http://abc7ny.com/politics/rally-in-nyc-planned-after-trump-suffers-second-travel-ban-defeat/1803269/

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Lideres religiosos en desobediencia civil por defender a inmigrantes

EVA YORK.- Decenas de manifestantes bloquearon la noche de este jueves el tráfico en un declarado acto de desobediencia civil al arrodillarse frente al centro de detención de Inmigración y Aduanas localizado en la calle Varick, en el Bajo Manhattan. http://eldiariony.com/2017/03/16/lideres-religiosos-en-desobediencia-civil-por-defender-a-inmigrantes/

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Hay que mejorar el Proyecto de Unidad Familiar Para-Inmigrantes de Nueva York

Como directora de Fe en Nueva York, que representa a miles de neoyorquinos de fe, sabemos que nuestros textos sagrados nos mandan a tratar a los inmigrantes con dignidad. http://eldiariony.com/2017/03/15/hay-que-mejorar-el-proyecto-de-unidad-familiar-para-inmigrantes-de-nueva-york/

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Rally in Washington Square Park Planned Trump Suffers Second Travel Ban Defeat

A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban hours before it was to take effect, marking the second time courts have thwarted Trump’s efforts to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations. http://thejewishbuzz.com/2017/03/16/rally-in-washington-square-park-planned-trump-suffers-second-travel-ban-defeat/ http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/590201/rally-in-washington-square-park-planned-trump-suffers-second-travel-ban-defeat.html

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Interfaith Solidarity in Wake of Swastika Attack

The two swastikas, barely visible to a passerby but resonating broadly throughout the city, were carved crudely into the front door of the Fourth Universalist Society on Central Park West on Feb. 28. But they hit at the heart of a Reconstructionist synagogue a few blocks away. View full article here: http://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/interfaith-solidarity-in-wake-of-swastika-attack/

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Anti-Gentrification Marching Band Stages ‘Funeral’ at Real-Estate Gala

Originally published in DNAinfo on March 15, 2017 By Noah Hurowitz MIDTOWN — An group of anti-gentrification protesters held a mock funeral for affordable housing and briefly disrupted a meeting of the Real Estate Board of New York at a Midtown hotel Wednesday. The group, led by Faith in New York, marched to the tune of…

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NYCHA Worries Drive Doubts About Long Island City Rezoning

Originally published at City Limits on March 14, 2017 Written by Abigail Savitch-Lew On Monday night, public-housing residents and other Long Island City and Astoria stakeholders expressed strong skepticism about the city’s rezoning study for Long Island City, with many attendees expressing concern that a potential rezoning would create housing unaffordable to low-income residents at a time…

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