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In the coming weeks and months, New York City will undertake the heroic work of rebuilding. It is clear that the tragedy of September 11 will not only
affect the financial district of Lower Manhattan, but will have far-reaching impacts throughout the City and Region; it is equally clear that recovering will demand commitment and sacrifice from every New Yorker. It
is imperative that our response be informed by values of inclusion, democracy, and transparency, and that it address the needs of all who live and work in the region.
During the past few weeks, PICCED has been invited to participate in discussions convened by representatives of the many sectors who are assessing the issues raised by the attack and the recovery
process. We have been contacted by elected officials at the City, State, and Federal levels, by civic organizations and by researchers - but above all, by community-based organizations who have been engaged in struggles for social, economic, and
environmental justice, and who are concerned about the short- and long-term impacts the events of September 11 will have on low-income neighborhoods and communities of color.
From the discussions we have convened or participated in to date, key principles that must inform the recovery effort are becoming clear. As well, specific ways in which PICCED can work to actualize those principles are beginning to emerge.
January 2, 2002
MAKING IT IN NEW YORK: Manufacturing, Land Use & Zoning Initiative
PICCED and the Municipal Art Society will release a major Land Use and
In a unique and precedent setting action, community-based organizations,
The recommendations are based on the most exhaustive study of manufacturing
The recommendations, which are based on a study of eight prototypical manufacturing
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES: Beyond Brownfields Conference
Proceedings form the Beyond Brownfields Conference Held in October 2000 was released on August 15, 2001.
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