Our press conference is TODAY! Join us at City Hall at 11:45am!
(Tell the security guards that you are there for the noon press conference with Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson).
Don't miss it! We will have 5 tenant leaders sharing their stories about the importance of organizing, and how they are organizing in their buildings to fight evictions, harassment, and neglected repairs. Learn more and RSVP here.
Can't make it? We will be going Facebook Live so you can be there in spirit! Check out our Facebook page at noon to watch the press conference.
Since we launched the Tenant Movement History Timeline and the Curriculum, hundreds of New Yorkers have used it to learn and strategize together! If you haven't been to a workshop yet, there are two more opportunities in April!
Friday, April 5, 2-5pm at 40 Worth Street, RSVP Here
Saturday, April 27, 2-5pm at Bluestockings, 172 Allen Street. RSVP here.
Check out out the tenant movement history timeline and the curriculum here!
Randy Dillard, a tenant leader at Community Action for Safer Apartments (CASA) in the Bronx, spoke to WNYC about a new report that found Right to Counsel (RTC) has been a powerful tool in stopping evictions in its first year.
Listen to the interview here:
When we fought for a Right to Counsel (RTC), we knew that more tenants could stay in their homes if they had lawyers to fight their eviction cases. Today, a new analysis confirms that with RTC in effect just over a year, the law has been a powerful tool in stopping evictions!Read more