Majora Carter a Bronx, N.Y-based real estate developer, and urban revitalization strategy consultant empowers you to invest in your community in her new book Reclaiming Your Community: You Don’t Have to Move Out Of Your Neighborhood To Live In a Better One.
The Point Community Development Corporation (The Point CDC) is a non-profit organization in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. Founded in 1994, The Point CDC has been “committed to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of Hunts Point.” The organization’s message this summer is that everyone in the community should have access to the internet. Virtual learning this past school year showed us how many families did not have a laptop, much less internet service.
We all know that the pandemic has hit the restaurant industry hard, many black-owned restaurants across the country, the state of New York, and specifically the City of The Bronx have been forced to close. Black Americans and black businesses have been disproportionately affected and because of this, now more than ever, it is crucial …