A group of NYC teens are headed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to stand up to some of the world’s most important leaders.
As the Big Apple faces ever-hotter summers, officials are looking for ways to cool off in some of the only unused space left in a crowded city: rooftops.
Brooklynites, working with the group 596 Acres, explain why and how they’re transforming formerly vacant city-owned lots into spaces for everyone.
If New York is going to meet the mayor’s greenhouse goals, its apartment buildings are going to have to get greener. But getting there is difficult.
Abraham Paulos, executive director of Families for Freedom; Tania Mattos, advocacy coordinator for the New York State Youth Leadership Council; Mohammad Razvi, executive director of COPO; and Javier Valdes, co-executive director of Make the Road New York are immigrants who’ve dedicated their careers to fighting for the rights of others.