What happens when you hear things that go bump in the night, and these bumps happen to be someone taking a sledge hammer to your water main, knocking down a support beam, or clipping power lines to your apartment building?
After two long agonizing and tireless years of advocacy and organizing, full of emotions and tears by families facing homelessness due to illegal harassment, today, New York City Council made history by voting 11 bills to end construction harassment by landlords, making it illegal to pursue such action against tenants.
In life we all experience pain and loss that shakes us to our core but what truly matters is how we pick ourselves up afterwards. A challenge faced with support and guidance allows us to emerge stronger and better than before as PS 18 student “J” and Transformational Coach Jessica Kormanik have shown full well through working together in St. Nicks Alliance’s NABE 3.0.
Victory at long last! North Brooklyn seniors, children, and community members finally can call 211 Ainslie Street their own. On June 22nd St. Nicks Alliance and Conselyea Street Block Association closed on the acquisition of the building after nearly five years.