Saturday, September 21, 2019

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How Kelp Can Save the Ocean

by Olivia Vengel World Oceans Week may have ended, but awareness of how we can help conserve and protect the health of our oceans is still just as important...

Lessons Learned From World Ocean Week 2019

Just last week, World Oceans Week was celebrated by people across the globe in honor of showing love and appreciation for oceans and the incredible life found within them. Events kicked off...

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Cubilette-Polanco

By Michael Izquierdo A crowd of hundreds gathered around outside in Foley Square Monday afternoon to demand justice for the death of Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza, a 27-year-old Afro-Latinx trans...
Members of the Chinatown Working Group gather for a press conference in support of the Lower East Side Organized Neighbors (LESON).

Two Bridges Lawsuit Win for Lower East Side Organized Neighbors

Dozens of supporters gathered outside of the New York County Courthouse Wednesday morning ahead of a hearing to halt the construction of four new towers in the Two Bridges area of Manhattan....

Lower Manhattan Private Sector Employment Exceeds Immediate Pre-9/11 Levels

Private-sector employment in Lower Manhattan has swelled to 251,224 private-sector employees, rebounding past immediate pre-9/11 levels and fulfilling the promise to return as a vibrant and essential commercial district for the nation,...

Stringer and Constantinides Propose Bold Efforts Against Climate Change at Waterfront Conference

The specter of Hurricane Sandy hung heavy over the 2019 Waterfront Conference, “Rising Seas, Rising Risks.” The Waterfront Alliance hosted the conference on a boat in Hudson River Park, a reminder of...