Human-Scale NYC Open Letter

June 19, 2019 Dear Speaker Johnson, Councilmember Matteo, Councilmember Torres, Public Advocate Williams, Charter Review Commission, Conflicts of Interest Board: When regulated industries take over the city agency that is supposed to regulate them a serious problem of governance emerges: foxes end up guarding the henhouse. Academics call it ‘agency capture.”  Such is the case […]

BAN Statement of June 2018 CB4 Meeting Shutdown

Victory! Bushwick residents and their supporters shutdown CB4 vote on #BushwickRezoning.   On June 20th, Mi Casa No Es Su Casa, G-REBLS and The Brooklyn Anti-gentrification Network (BAN) led a successful direct action to shut down the Community Board 4 (CB4) community meeting in Bushwick to prevent the board from voting in favor of the […]