Community Forum to Voice Staten Islanders’ Needs for a Just, Livable, Connected North Shore

March 28, 2017 7:00pm

“Staten Islanders steer the North Shore waterfront into an equitable future through preliminary design, planning, and policy recommendations that they have developed, which will be presented and discussed for further public feedback at a community forum. This forum (and subsequent stakeholder sessions to be held this spring) will solicit input on ideas that a core community working group has developed for the neighborhood planning project, Future Culture: Connecting Staten Island’s Waterfront. The group’s final recommendations will be released in fall 2017. The project will complement the NYC government’s Bay Street Corridor rezoning and citywide cultural plan. “This community forum is an initial milestone for creating a shared purpose among the arts community, developers and business owners, and public agencies about the public realm on the North Shore waterfront.

Bushwick Tenant Resource Fair

March 29, 2017 6:30pm

The Department of Housing, Preservation and Development and Councilmembers Antonio Reynoso and Rafael Espinal host a resource fair to help residents learn about tenant protections, eviction prevention, housing lotteries and other matters. P.S. 123 Suydam, 100 Irving Ave.

Community Board Public Hearing on Far Rockaway Rezoning

March 29, 2017 7:00pm

Queens Community Board 14 will host a public hearing on the city’s proposed rezoning of Far Rockaway, followed by a vote on the city’s proposal. Bayswater Jewish Center
2355 Healy Avenue

City Limits will webcast the event here.

Panel on Anti-Displacement Strategies

March 30, 2017 6:00pm

The Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee of NY Metro APA and The Collective for Community, Culture and Environment(CCCE) hosts “Community Perspectives on Anti-Displacement Strategies,” a panel featuring organizers from CAAAV, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, CASA New Settlement and the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD). Pratt Institute, 144 West 14th Street, 2nd floor.