Tag Archives: Brad Lander

This weekend: vote in Participatory Budgeting

Five of the ten Council Districts using the Participatory Budgeting model are in Brooklyn. Continue reading

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Celebrating Vision Zero, advocates inaugurate a new era for livable streets

Parents, children, and other members of the community gathered outside City Hall Park on New Year’s Day to hold an inauguration of their own: the beginning of Vision Zero. Continue reading

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High turnout at the inaugural Park Slope Street Safety Partnership meeting

In the wake of the death of Samuel Cohen Eckstein, a new group of community organizations, government agencies, and public officials has come together to make Park Slope’s streets safer. Continue reading

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Why Participatory Budgeting is awesome

Brainstorming ideas for Participatory Budgeting might be the highest form of democracy. Continue reading

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For whom I’m pulling the lever – literally – on Tuesday (part 1)

My choices for Council District 39, Brooklyn DA, and Comptroller in next week’s Democratic primary. Continue reading

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An open letter to Brooklyn CB6

In June, Brooklyn’s Community Board 6 rejected a plan to make Fourth Avenue safer. They’re reconsidering. Here’s my letter in support of the proposed changes. Continue reading

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