CAAAV exposes and struggles against violence with the goal of building community capacity to exercise self-determination.


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Chinatown and LES Speak Out for Community-Led Rezoning

Chinatown and LES Speak Out for Community-Led Rezoning

On Tuesday, April 28, CAAAV joined our grassroots allies from the Chinatown Working Group (CWG) to demand New York’s Department of City Planning pass our community-led Rezoning plan to preserve and expand affordable housing. Currently, Mayor De Blasio’s neighborhood Rezoning plans for affordable housing emphasize development of affordable housing, but not preservation of it. Chinatown and LES residents rallying in front of Extell’s luxury development site However, with any new development, New York City experiences secondary displacement when there lacks anti-displacement... read more