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Community Organizing in New York, Interfaith Ministries, Neighborhood Development, Saul Alinsky

Stalwart Citizens, Not Just Police, Deserve Credit as Crime Ebbs

Monday, July 15, 2013
The New York Times

About the work of East Brooklyn Congregations in New York City. Read more about Stalwart Citizens, Not Just Police, Deserve Credit as Crime Ebbs

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Gun Control

Father's Murder Drives a Rabbi's Pursuit of Gun Control

Friday, April 19, 2013
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Housing

The Other Half, Considered Anew

Sunday, February 24, 2013
The New York Times

THE WALLS LOOKED as if they were eating themselves, or decomposing like old film. Mildew invaded bathrooms, mold blossomed along ceilings, and children were masked with nebulizers to fend off asthma’s ills. The photographer Ana Brigida had seen similar decay in the old homes of Lisbon, where she is based. But she did not expect to find them in New York City. “I was more surprised,” said Ms. Brigida, who is 26. Read more about The Other Half, Considered Anew

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Health Care

Governors Fall Away in G.O.P. Opposition to More Medicaid

Friday, February 22, 2013
The New York Times

Under pressure from the health care industry and consumer advocates, seven Republican governors are cautiously moving to expand Medicaid, giving an unexpected boost to President Obama’s plan to insure some 30 million more Americans.... Every few days, state hospital associations and advoc Read more about Governors Fall Away in G.O.P. Opposition to More Medicaid

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Immigration Housing

Unexpected Focus at a Mayoral Forum

Thursday, January 24, 2013
The New York Times

This year’s campaign for New York City mayor was expected to turn on police tactics, education policy and economic development. On Thursday, six of the leading candidates in the race found themselves discussing something different: mold. Read more about Unexpected Focus at a Mayoral Forum

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Health Care

Massachusetts Aims to Cut Growth of Its Health Costs

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The New York Times

The Massachusetts legislature passed a first-in-the-nation bill on Tuesday that seeks to limit the growth of health care costs in the state.  Read more about Massachusetts Aims to Cut Growth of Its Health Costs

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