Community organizing in communities of color takes several unique forms in New York City. This event showcased three community organizers and their efforts to help communities of color fight oppression, take back their neighborhoods, and develop the next generation of leaders in successful, sustainable ways.
Founder & Executive Director, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol
Founder & Executive Director, Life Camp Inc.
Executive Director, The Gathering for Justice
Executive Director, Brooklyn Movement Center
Assistant Professor, City College of New York
"There are not enough units for working class people, and this needs to be a focus of the next administration."
"The government needs to allocate resources to organizations doing on-the-ground work."
"People need to stop looking at large non-profits and instead work with smaller, grass roots organizations to improve their communities."