New York Communities for Change (NYCC)

New York Communities for Change (NYCC)
Organization Name:
New York Communities for Change (NYCC)
Primary Address 1:
470 Vanderbilt Avenue, 9th Floor
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11238
Long Organization Description:

Through the power-in-numbers approach, NYCC wins REAL change for our towns and neighborhoods. In neighborhood chapters and issue-based committees, we are working to ensure that every family throughout New York has access to quality schools, affordable housing, and good jobs.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(347) 410-6919
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Jonathan Westin
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
NYCC’s low-wage workers campaigns helped launch our international fast food campaign that has blossomed into a movement of low wage workers from dozens of industries and, thousands of carwasheros and grocery store workers have seen raises or returned back wages totaling more than $36 million since the start of our low wage worker campaign. Since launching the Real Affordability for All Coalition in early 2014, more than 2,000 lowincome tenants have joined the effort to transform the city’s approach to building and preserving affordable housing.
Number of staff/employees:
11
Year Started:
2010
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy
About the Organization:
New York Communities for Change (NYCC) is a coalition of working families in low and moderate income communities fighting for social and economic justice throughout the State. We are people fighting to make a difference, using our power in numbers to effect change throughout New York. By using direct action, legislative advocacy, and community organizing, our members work to impact the political and economic policies that directly affect us.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Core Programs:
Issue based committees in the boroughs. Wages, education, climate, affordable housing justice.
Major Issues:
Advocacy-Community, City Initiatives/Legislation, Health Disparities (Racial, Economic, Socioeconomic)
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
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