Keep Astoria Our Home

Good jobs and affordable housing in Alma Realty’s Astoria Cove.

 

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    "I tell women that I come across that they can be whatever they set their minds on." ~ Marquisha Page #United4GoodJobs #WeRStronger2gether
    "I am living proof that fighting for good jobs and safety standards work."
 ~ Jessica Twitty-Shuler

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    More than 200 hundred construction and building service workers gathered at the Long Island City Courthouse Plaza to celebrate gains working people can make and have made by joining together and standing up for their rights at their job sites.

    BUNYC, Community Activists and LIC Workers Celebrate Gains Workers Have Made in Labor Day Rally

    More than 200 hundred construction and building service workers gathered at the Long Island City Courthouse Plaza to celebrate gains working people can make and have made by joining together and standing up for their rights at their job sites. Thursday’s lunchtime celebration is a continuation of Labor Day and was in recognition of the work and workers who build,…

    FINAL_September 14, 2017 LIC Rally Flyer
    Good Jobs Change Lives
    Ismael Arroyo, Marquisha Page and Ivan Medina

    BUNYC and Astoria Residents Ask Mayor Questions at Town Hall in Astoria

    Marquisha Page joined hundreds of Astoria residents and other New Yorkers who came to P.S. 70 at 30-44 43rd St. on Wednesday as Mayor Bill De Blasio took questions on Wednesday night at his Town Hall meeting. Page, a heat and frost insulator  and member of Build Up New York City’s worker outreach brigade program, raised the issue of construction and building workers safety.…

    NYCOSH Executive Director Charlene Obernauer describing the Astoria Cove construction site during a community inspection

    Elected Officials, BUNYC Activists and Neighbors Perform Community Inspection of Astoria Cove Lot

    The proposed Astoria Cove development site promised much in the way of community benefits for its neighbors and jobs with family sustaining wages and benefits for the construction and service workers that were to build and operate the development.  However, it has become a source of frustration to its neighbors who complain about the trash-strewn lot with buildings in various…

    Residents say they've tried everything to get the city to resolve their troubles with the dump site — to no avail. (DEBBIE EGAN-CHIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: “Waterfront dump site a nightmare for Queens residents who say lot is toxic”

    From the New York Daily News: By GINGER ADAMS OTIS, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Saturday, April 1, 2017 When Jeannie Ortiz was growing up, the vacant waterfront lot behind her apartment in Queens was a leafy, tree-filled haven. Now it’s a trash-strewn lot full of construction debris — and under investigation by the state for its alleged use as…