February 2015 Blog Posts (3)

Month three and beyond!

As I sit at my desk reflecting on the week I have experienced so far, it has included meetings with neighborhood groups, community organizations, County and City elected officials and people of the general public. WHAT A WEEK! I would be remiss if I did not say in the same breath that I so grateful to have this opportunity to work for the people of this city, a city that is so close to my heart.…

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Added by Nate Almeida on February 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Peer Learning Visit to NEWCITY Neighborhood Partnership in New Orleans

New York winters can be rough, and this year in particular has brought many a foot of snow and some sub-zero temperatures to boot.  Luckily, last month, thanks to a grant from NeighborWorks America, I was able to escape the winter chill and head to sunny New Orleans for a Peer Learning Visit to Providence Community Housing, a sister organization within the NeighborWorks America network.  The experience was…

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Added by Lindsay Duvall on February 23, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Community discussion- calls for action

               A few days ago, 6th Ward Councilwoman, ShaRon McClinton of the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council held a public forum at the Poughkeepsie Public Safety Build at 505 Main Street. ShaRon along with her guest speaker, Attorney Michael H. Sussman Esq. who led a discussion about equality in justice on three levels: Social, Education and in our courts. Mr. Sussman easily navigated this multifaceted conversation, citing his 35 year long career as a civil rights…

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Added by Nate Almeida on February 12, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

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