An image that has eight people who are part of the Designed by Community Fellowship Program tiled in a Zoom meeting. Everyone is smiling.

It is with great enthusiasm that we send heartfelt Congratulations to our first graduating cohort of the Designed by Community Fellowship (“Fellowship”) Program and the community that supported their 5-month journey.

This first cohort of Designed by Community Fellows (“Fellows”) partnered with TakeRoot Justice and focused on New York City’s Housing Authority (NYCHA) residents to take an expansive view of what recovery looked like in specific NYCHA developments. …

This hurricane season, New Yorkers should consider protecting their corner of the world with flood insurance. The Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency and New York City Emergency Management, in collaboration with FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), is spreading the word about the availability of federally backed flood insurance for New…

New York City’s housing crisis remains persistent and unresolved, even as the worst of the COVID pandemic appears to have passed. …

NYC Opportunity

NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity

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