Hester Street

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Where We Live NYC: Fair Housing Together

Featured Project     Last Update 2018

Hester Street (HST) is leading public engagement for Where We Live NYC, a City-led collaborative planning process to better understand how fair housing challenges like segregation and discrimination impact New Yorker’s everyday lives. In order to conduct deep engagement on difficult subjects such as segregation and the legacy of racist policies and practices, HST developed […]

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Essex Crossing Needs Assessment

Project     2018–Present

Hester Street is conducting a community needs assessment to inform the programming of a comprehensive, community-specific intergenerational space in a new Community Center for Grand Street Settlement. The 10,500 square foot Center at Essex Crossing is available to all community members and building residents, and will include a cafeteria, multipurpose rooms, offices and an outdoor […]

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Where We Live NYC: Fair Housing Together

Project     2018–Present

Hester Street (HST) is leading public engagement for Where We Live NYC, a City-led collaborative planning process to better understand how fair housing challenges like segregation and discrimination impact New Yorker’s everyday lives. In order to conduct deep engagement on difficult subjects such as segregation and the legacy of racist policies and practices, HST developed […]

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Cities RISE

Project     2018–Present

The New York State Attorney General launched Cities for Responsible Investment and Strategic Enforcement (Cities RISE) in 2017 to build the capacity of municipalities to use housing and community data across agencies to better address and transform properties affected by the housing crisis. Project partners identified a need for technical assistance and capacity building to […]

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Neighborhood Activation Study

Publications     Nov. 6, 2018

Visit the NYC Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice website to download the report.

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