New York Activism
From supporting local businesses and getting to know your neighbors to joining your local community board, here’s how you can make a difference in your neighborhood, borough, and the greater city.
One of the best ways to make a difference in your neighborhood is by joining your local community board. Every NYC neighborhood has one—and here’s what you need to know before you get involved.
In New York City, there are literally thousands of ways to give—time or money—to those in need. These are just a few starting points for giving back.
Wondering who your representatives are—from the state to the city level? Here’s a primer, complete with quick and easy ways to get in touch with them.
The city’s Participatory Budgeting process is now underway, and you can vote on proposals until April 15.
Neighborhood activists raised over $100,000 to create the nonprofit
From where to vote to which races are happening, here’s your guide to Election Day in New York.
Everything you need to know about voting in the September 12 mayoral primaries.
New York City lawmakers renew their push to rename two streets in Bay Ridge that are currently named for Confederate generals Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Robert E. Lee.
You don’t have to be an architect or an urban planner to get involved in preserving New York City buildings or streetscapes; here’s how to make your voice heard by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Looking to rally behind a cause? When it comes to effecting local change—from police reform in Brooklyn to immigrant rights in Queens—these are some of the best groups to follow.
Wondering how you can actually make yourself useful as an activist? Here are some good starting points to help you figure out what matters to you—and how to get stuff done once you do.