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NYC 2020 Census Interactive Map

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Visit:  NYC2020CensusMap.HesterStreet.org Hester Street has developed an interactive NYC 2020 Census map tool to support community-based organizations in their Complete Count efforts as part of the citywide mobilization to ensure that hard-to-count communities are identified and targeted for the Census. This tool will be critical in helping community organizations and other partners: – Identify community-based […]

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Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC)

Project     2019–2020

Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC) is an initiative by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to support Black entrepreneurs in starting and growing thriving businesses across the five boroughs in an effort to address the racial wealth gap. While Black individuals account for over 20% of New Yorkers, only 2% own NYC businesses and […]

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Neighborhood Stat

Project     2019–2019

Hester Street is working with the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) and the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) to develop tools and materials for NeighborhoodStat (NStat). NStat is a component of the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety, which focuses on 15 NYCHA developments that have faced historic disinvestment and, as a result, persistent […]

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South Bronx Community Brownfield Planning Study

Project     2019–Present

With support from the Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation (MOER), Hester Street is collaborating with We Stay/Nos Quedamos (NQ) to take a place-based, community-driven approach to identify strategic development sites in support of the newly-formed South Bronx Land and Community Resource Trust (SBL&CRT) in the Melrose area of the South Bronx. This Community Brownfield Planning […]

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