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Hundreds from Metro IAF New York Rally Outside Governor's Office

Hundreds of residents from Metro IAF NY – a community organizing network – rallied outside Governor Hochul’s NYC office. They called on NYS Governor Hochul to convert the largely underutilized state-owned Creedmoor Psychiatric Center campus in Eastern Queens into a 100% affordable housing development with homeownership opportunities.... [Continue Here]


Reclaiming Chicago with United Power

On Wednesday, June 14th, 102 leaders from  United Power for Action and Justice (UPAJ) and Metro IAF met with Speaker Welch, Senate President Harmon, and State Rep. Lakesia Collins to see the homes being built as part of United Power's Reclaiming Chicago campaign... [Continue Here]


Mental Health Crisis in Orange County, NC

In late May, the room at St. Thomas More Catholic Church was filled as over 300 leaders from Justice United and the NC Latino Congress gathered. Their objective included securing $500,000 in investments for Latino mental health services and advocating for criminal justice reform...[Continue Here]


Durham CAN: Re-Founded and Re-Committed

The grassroots organization Durham CAN (Congregations, Associations, and Neighborhoods) recently underwent a transformative process. Clergy Co-Chair Rev. Molly Brummett Wudel reminded them of the vital heart surgery required to "bind together the inclusive power of people and resources while returning to the foundational principles of organizing to become the most formidable and impactful organization we can be."...[Continue Here]


United Power Wins Commitments from Chicago Mayoral Candidates

On Sunday, March 19th, 304 United Power leaders met with the two candidates for Mayor at Harmony Community Church in North Lawndale and presented their Reclaiming Chicago campaign to create 2,000 single-family homes on the south and west sides of the city that are affordable to working families...[Continue Here]


CBS News: Nehemiah Strategy Makes the American Dream Possible

Ted Koppel, with CBS Sunday Morning, interviewed Metro IAF leaders Rev. Brawley and Sarah Plowden of St. Paul, as well as affordable housing developer Kirk Goodrich to tell the story of how imagination and sustained institutional power resulted in a $1.5 Billion wealth-building equity strategy for first-time homeowners in low-income African-American and Latino neighborhoods in East Brooklyn, DC, Jersey City, Chicago, and Baltimore... [Continue Here]

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