Photos (2012)

Celebration of the Life of Carmen Milagros Villegas
Our Lady Queen Of Angels Roman Catholic Church, December 10, 2012

Celebration of the Life of Carmen Milagros Villegas Our Lady Queen Of Angels Roman Catholic Church December 10, 2012

Unveiling of Manny Vega’s “Espiritu” mosaic – October 6, 2012

Unveiling of Manny Vega's

NYC Redistricting Commission Hearing
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – October 4, 2012

NYC Districting Commission Hearing at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture - October 4, 2012

“50 For Freedom of Speech” Literary Protest Reading
at La Casa Azul Bookstore – September 21, 2012

“50 For Freedom of Speech” Literary Protest Reading La Casa Azul Bookstore - September 21, 2012

Randall’s Island Ball Fields = Parking Lot
for Private Concert | September 1-3, 2012

Randall's Island Ball Fields = Parking Lot for Private Concert | September 1-3, 2012

Tribute to the late Dr. Ada María Isasi-Díaz, August 26, 2012

Tribute to the late Dr. Ada María Isasi-Díaz, August 26, 2012

Welfare Poets & KR3Ts Perform @ El Museo Block Party – July 21, 2012

Welfare Poets & KR3Ts Perform @ El Museo Block Party - July 21, 2012

NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation To Construct Housing for Seniors
and Disabled Next to Sanitation Truck Depot
and 2nd Avenue Subway Construction Site

NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation To Construct Housing for Seniors and Disabled Next to Sanitation Truck Depot and 2nd Avenue Subway Construction Site

Silent March to End Stop and Frisk – June 17, 2012

Silent March to End Stop and Frisk - June 17, 2012

Poetas Con Cafe @ Modesto Flores Community Garden – June 16, 2012

Poetas Con Cafe @ Modesto Flores Community Garden - June 16, 2012

Bridge to Nowhere – 1/4 Randall’s Island Park Closed to Public – June 2012

Bridge to Nowhere - 1/4 Randall's Island Park Closed to Public - June 2012

Scenes from the 27th Annual 116th Street Festival – June 9, 2012

Scenes from the 27th Annual 116th Street Festival - June 9, 2012

Vigil for Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera
on East 107th Street – May 29, 2012

Vigil for Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera on East 107th Street - May 29, 2012

On the Fringes of the Frieze Art Fair – May 6, 2012

On the Fringes of the Frieze Art Fair - May 6, 2012

Former Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres
Reminisces in East Harlem – March 18, 2012

Former Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres Reminisces in East Harlem - March 18, 2012

NYCHA Tenants at Washington Houses Protest Planned Transfer of Garbage Compactors – March 13, 2012

NYCHA Tenants at Washington Houses Protest Planned Transfer of Garbage Compactors - March 13, 2012

Residents of Washington Houses in East Harlem and members of Community Voices Heard rally and protest during a March 13th debriefing held by NYCHA over concerns about a new development being built by Harlem RBI and its partners within the public housing complex. To to make way for a new charter school and housing complex, NYCHA has leased a large parcel of open space, effectively eliminating an existent parking lot and segregated garbage processing area. (An adjacent city-run park will also be incorporated into the new development.) In addition their concern over the loss of open space, tenants are vehemently opposed to the planned relocation of the garbage compactors to a picnic area situated directly between two building entrances and less than 200 feet from a school. Citing health, safety, environmental, and quality of life concerns, residents have vowed to stop the move. Learn more…

Washington Houses: Pre-Harlem RBI Development East 102-104 Street between 3rd/2nd Aves. – March 9, 2012

Washington Houses: Pre-Harlem RBI Development East 102-104 Street between 3rd/2nd Aves. - March 9, 2012

The first 5 photos are of the existent picnic area/open space on East 102nd Street within the Washington Houses complex that will be eliminated and transformed into a garbage processing area in spring 2012. The last 7 photos show the large parcel of open space – from East 103rd to104th Street between Second and Third Avenue – upon which Harlem RBI and partners will build an $85 million,150,000-square-foot, 13-story charter school/housing development. The area currently is currently used as a parking lot and segregated garbage processing area serving NYCHA residents. (An adjacent city-run park will also be incorporated into the new development.) Learn more…

National Day of Prisoner Solidarity Harlem March & Rally – February 20, 2012

National Day of Prisoner Solidarity Harlem March & Rally - February 20, 2012