Tag Archives: NYCHA

We the People Tells Real NYCHA Resident Stories

Earlier this month, Manhattan District Attorney Vance and NYC Police Commissioner Kelly announced that more than sixty members of gangs had been indicted, pulling dangerous people off the streets and out of public housing. “This is a huge step forward … Continue reading

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The Apollo Theater

By T-Boye Doe, Contributing Writer T-Boye Doe is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  T-Boye Doe is a thirty-something year old independent film-maker from Brooklyn, New York, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his … Continue reading

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The Lost Murals of Williamsburg

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. Long-Term … Continue reading

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History of the Apollo Theater

The Apollo has perhaps had the greatest influence on pop culture in our country as compared to other entertainment venues. “For blacks it was the most important cultural institution—not just the greatest black theatre, but a special place to come … Continue reading

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TysonHall/Ka-son Reeves I Am Black Art Exhibition

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. Tyson … Continue reading

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Time 2 Shine Talent Showcase

This February, NYCHA residents all over New York can participate in the Hip Hop Summit Youth Council’s (HHSYC) “Time 2 Shine” talent showcase. The HHSYC is seeking gifted NYCHA residents that want to get involved in the entertainment industry. By … Continue reading

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Tropical Paradise at THE NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN and photography tips.

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. If … Continue reading

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New York City Housing Authority- Changing Minds and Changing Attitudes

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. The … Continue reading

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NYCHA toy drive

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. Today … Continue reading

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NYCHA Offers Free Basketball League

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has a lot to offer its residents in terms of programs and education. In January, NYCHA will kick of its 2013 season of the Citywide Boys & Girls Basketball League. The Through Sports … Continue reading

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