Hester Street

Where the people shape their city

You’re invited! Hester Street Annual Benefit

Featured event     Jun. 13, 2018

June 13, 6-10pm Diviera Drive, 131 Berry St at N. 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249 TICKETS A night of inspiration and music! Please join us to celebrate Hester Street and transformative planning, design and development by and for the people. Help us honor these superstars for social justice: Brownsville Community Justice Center The Brownsville Community […]

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The MET-Kenan Project for Collective Impact

Project     2017–Present

Hester Street (HST) is conducting research, evaluation, spatial visualization and documentation for a 3-year Collective Impact project funded by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. A collaboration of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), Kenan Trust, New York University Tisch School of the Arts and a cohort of 19 other community and arts […]

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Community Greenworks: Green Leaders Training Institute

Project     2017–Present

Hester Street (HST) is developing a curriculum and training institute for 10 Green Leaders, community-based organizations supporting a green economy across New York State. To build resilient and sustainable communities in cities, the training will focus on tangibly improving Green Leaders’ ability to plan and execute transformative community development initiatives over the next two years. […]

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Commission on Gender Equity

Project     2017–Present

Hester Street worked with the NYC Commission on Gender Equity (CGE) and the Mayor’s Office of Operations to develop a strategic plan that will advance the Commission’s goals to reduce gender-based inequity in New York City. The Commission is tackling institutional barriers that affect women, girls, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and includes City Council […]

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