Category Archives: Community

03 Nov
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UPDATED: Weekend Volunteering Nov. 3-4 to Help with Post-Sandy Relief

My staff are attempting to keep abreast of the many, many opportunities to help out as we continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy. Aside from our work distributing food and checking on residents in the Lower East Side today, read ...

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03 Nov
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Volunteering Today (Nov. 3) to Assist At-Risk Residents

For those able to help out today, I’m working with other Manhattan elected officials to organize door-knocking downtown at 200 Madison Street (cross-street is Rutgers Street). We’ll be checking on residents and helping distribute aid and identify at-risk residents that ...

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01 Nov
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Hurricane Sandy Information – Nov. 1

Friends: please read on for updates on power restoration, relief efforts, disaster assistance, and other important information following the hurricane. -Liz

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01 Oct
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Liz’s Free Events List – October 2012

Liz’s free events list for October is available here! Click here to download, or read on to view this month’s list.

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21 Sep
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Sept. 27: Public Workshop on the 2nd Avenue Subway

Members of the community are invited to attend an MTA public workshop regarding the construction of the Second Avenue Subway, to maintain an open dialogue between the MTA and the community at large. MTA employees and contractors will attend the ...

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29 Aug
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Liz’s Free Events List – September 2012

Liz’s free events list is available here! Read on to view this month’s list, or click here to download.

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31 Jul
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Liz’s Free Events List – August 2012

Liz’s August 2012 free events list is available! You can download it here, or view it below.August 2012 Free Events

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18 Jun
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Testimony on Rent Guidelines Board’s Proposed Increases

Liz submitted the following testimony to the New York City Rent Guidelines Board, arguing that the process that led to this year’s proposed increases is in need of reform, and arguing further that this year’s proposed guidelines should be significantly ...

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29 May
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Daily News: Manhattan Resident Wins ‘Counter’ Argument

The Daily News reports on East Side resident John Burke’s legal victory: The ruling means a disabled bartender who has lived in a dark, ground-floor Yorkville studio for 35 years…gets to keep his kitchen, while the rest of the tenants, including ...

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22 May
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Liz Stands Up for District 2 Schools

Liz sent the following letter to the SUNY Charter Schools Institute regarding the Success Charter Network’s application to co-locate two charter schools in District 2’s already crowded facilities. The SUNY Charter Schools Institute is currently considering the charter school network’s ...

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