Posts Tagged ‘Politicking with the People’

It’s Time for Us to Lead

It’s Time for Us to Lead

By Carmen De La Rosa (@CnDelarosa) I have long been inspired by the voices, ideas and energy of my peers in making change. Here Uptown, young people are driving conversations about gentrification, community preservation and pushing back against the powerful forces looking to move in. We are instead interested in grassroots energy, aimed at empowering […]


07/28/16: Inwood NYC Planning Initiative

07/28/16: Inwood NYC Planning Initiative


Politicking With The People: Mark Levine – NYC Council 7th District

Politicking With The People: Mark Levine – NYC Council 7th District

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. Please give us a brief bio A. I began my career teaching bilingual math and science at junior high school 149 in the Bronx. I went on to found a community development credit union here uptown, Neighborhood Trust, which has given over $15 million in small loans to help low-income […]


Politicking With The People: Ydanis Rodriguez – NYC Council 10th District

Politicking With The People: Ydanis Rodriguez – NYC Council 10th District

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. You have a long history of activism and service. Please give us a brief bio. A. I was born in the DR to a family of 13 children and from a young age, my older sisters instilled in me the value of education. At that time, the only schools were […]


POLITICKING WITH THE PEOPLE – MARK LEVINE: THE RECAP

Mission accomplished. The Uptown Collective’s Politicking with the People forum featuring State Senate candidate Mark Levine, held at the posh Capas Inc Cigar Bar (4734 Broadway), was another milestone in our mission to be catalysts for dialogue and ultimately for change in this community. What took place last night was not a campaign rally, there […]


THE UC PRESENTS: POLITICKIN' WITH THE PEOPLE – MARK LEVINE

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010 8PM – 10PM CAPAS, INC. CIGAR BAR 4734 Broadway (btwn. Thayer and Arden Streets) NYC, NY 10040 SEATS ARE LIMITED. RSVP ASAP: uptowncollective@gmail.com POLITICS AS USUAL? BUT NOT FOR THE UPTOWN COLLECTIVE.  We have an understanding of what this mechanism, known as politics is about and what the roles that people […]

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