CAAAV In the News

Chinatowns confront rapid luxury development,” CNBC, 14 May 2023
Gentrification in Chinatown Is the Focus of These Young Activists,” Teen Vogue, 28 January 2022
Policing Won’t Stop Anti-Asian Violence—Solidarity Will,” The Nation, 20 July 2021
Acts of Remembering,” e-flux, 13 May 2021
Chinatowns Must Radicalize to Survive: Direct action and inclusivity are driving the new Asian American movement,” The Nation, 11 May 2020

Two Bridges Community Plan (2017-2022)

To Protect Chinatown and the LES, Pass the Two Bridges Community Plan,” City Limits, 12 April 2022
Foes fight Two Bridges developer Joe Chetrit, demand Buildings Department deny work permits,” Village Sun, 12 April 2022
The People vs. Big Development: A growing number of New York neighborhoods have thwarted or stalled redevelopment efforts–and more fights are brewing,” New York Times, 7 February 2020

Innovation QNS (2022)

The Fight for Real Estate Crumbs at Innovation QNS,” Hell Gate, 20 October 2022
Boosters Say Innovation QNS Is the Key to ‘A City of Yes,’ Opponents Say It’s a ‘Project Based on Nothing,’” The City, 19 October 2022
Dozens flood NY City Hall over contentious $2 billion Innovation QNS proposal,” NY Daily News, 19 October 2022
Activists Send a Message to Innovation QNS Developers: Queens is Not for Sale,” LIC Post, 20 June, 2022

#CancelRent (2020)

NYCHA Tenants Struggle to Obtain Offered Rent Reductions After Job Losses,” The City, 29 May 2020
In New York, the rent strike movement takes root,” Curbed, 1 May 2020
Growing number of Americans say: We’re not paying the rent,” CBS News, 1 May 2020
“‘There is no work, no money to pay rent’: Tenants in 17 buildings across western Queens go on rent strike,” QNS, 1 May 2020

Amazon HQ2 (2018-2019)

How the NYC Left Took on Amazon and Won,” Jacobin, 19 February 2019
We proved Amazon wrong’: Activists celebrate Bezos retreat from Queens,” Guardian, 16 February 2019
Long Live the People’s Urbanism,” Jacobin, 15 February 2019
What People Are Saying About Amazon’s Breakup With New York City,” New York Times, 14, February 2019