BUNYC Brigaders Discuss Union Standards with the Council’s Crowley

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New York City Council member Elizabeth Crowley (D-30th District) immediately put her cards on the table on meeting with Build Up New York City Brigaders. “I am a proud member of DC 9, the Painters’ Union,” she declared, talking about

Build Up NYC Members Urged ESDC to Vote on Brooklyn Bridge Park Development

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Two BUNYC members testifying before the board of Empire State Development in favor of a Staten Island redevelopment project also told the board members to bring a long stalled project on the Brooklyn waterfront up for a vote. Ironworker Carole

Build UP New York Activists Push Port Chester Trustees for Good Jobs and Community Benefits Agreement in Starwood Redevelopment


Build Up New York activists practiced vigilance over the $300 Million redevelopment of the United Hospital site, turning up for a series of Port Chester Village Board of Trustees meetings this week as the Starwood Capital Group’s proposal remain in

Activists to Demand Port Chester Trustees Support Good Jobs, Community Benefits in Redevelopment

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Build Up New York activists plan to demand for good jobs and real community benefits in the proposed redevelopment of the United Hospital site at Monday’s first meeting of the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees since the March 15

BUNYC Activists Educate Community on Hazards at Astoria Cove Site

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Build Up NYC activists took to the streets last Saturday to educate residents living near Alma Realty’s proposed massive Astoria Cove development about the toxic materials on the site. The activists distributed leaflets and asked residents to sign onto a

Port Chester VOTES today!

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Village residents are concerned a $300 million redevelopment of the former United Hospital site may bring poverty-wage jobs, heavy traffic, unsafe working conditions and starve village of much-needed tax revenues  On a sunny, beautiful day, about two dozen Build Up



After a long struggle, Build Up NYC and its coalition partners have won a huge victory for the Brooklyn Heights Community. The coalition successfully reshaped the Brooklyn Heights library redevelopment into a great project for Brooklyn. The project will help

BUNYC Activists Educate Prime Voters On Brooklyn Heights Library Redevelopment Project

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Build Up NY activists concerned about a controversial plan to buy and redevelop the Brooklyn Heights library branch knocked on hundreds of doors in the neighborhood on Halloween to educate and mobilize engaged voters on the issue.

Demanding Good Jobs & Affordable Housing at Brooklyn Heights Public Library Hearing

Charles Bullock, a carpenter, testifies on the importance of good jobs in Brooklyn Heights.

Members of Build Up NYC testified before the Brooklyn Borough President about the need for safe, good jobs and affordable housing on the Brooklyn Heights Library redevelopment.   Build Up activists also turned out for the hearing and distributed leaflets outside