The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) gained access to the city-owned vacant lot at 31 Lafayette Avenue for use as a bike park and art installation in 2013. 596 Acres NYC Team had a great meeting with BAM’s Chief Financial Officer Keith Stubblefield this week and learned about the [...]
A statewide coalition of community land access advocates has signed and sent the letter below to Governor Cuomo, encouraging him to sign a bill that would expand the authority of the State office of Community Gardens and create timelines [...]
MEDIA CONTACTS: Paula Z. Segal, Executive Director & Legal Director of NYC Community Land Access Program, 596 Acres, 646.276.3865, email@example.com Sanjay Kharod, Executive Director, New Orleans Food & Farm Network, 504.483.6967, firstname.lastname@example.org http://livinglotsnola.org/ NEW ORLEANS, La. – 596 Acres, [...]
Last week, we started our partnership with C-Lab and Community Health Councils in Los Angeles with a research trip that included a Vacant Land Summit. A recap from the summit and a description of the project’s next steps is [...]
In January we announced that we were starting work with the Garden Justice Legal Initiative (GJLI) of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia to custom-build an online tool for the Philadelphia land stewardship community. Today, we are pleased to [...]
Download the 596 Acres curriculum (PDF). A land access advocacy curriculum and educational tool by 596 Acres. 596 Acres is a public education project aimed at making communities aware of the land resources around them. With the twin goals [...]
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