the world’s largest rooftop farm could soon grace the top of one of New York City’s largest food distribution centers. Yesterday, the City’s Economic Development Corporation released an RFP for a 200,000-square-foot rooftop farm at 600 Food Center Drive in the Hunts Point section of The Bronx.
Union Square Partnership by THORBJØRN GUDNASON Union Square Partnership is the civic organization that voluntarily cooperates with area businesses, residents, and cultural and academic institutions to ensure future growth and success. The program includes public safety, economic development, marketing, including beautification of Union Square Park.
Elaine Brown is known for being the FIRST & ONLY woman to head the Black Panther party. But more importantly she is a radical WRITER, ACTIVIST, SINGER. She also ran for the Green Party in the 2008 election. "The value of my life had been obliterated as much by being female as by being black and poor. Racism and sexism in America were equal partners in my oppression." Elaine is now the Youth Economic Development Coordinator with the office of Alameda County aka Oakland, California.
-Winona LaDuke. American Indian activist, environmentalist, economist & writer of Anishinaabe descent. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development. Executive Director of Honor the Earth, which she founded in 1989. LaDuke became an activist in Anishinaabe issues, helping found the Indigenous Women's Network in 1985.-