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Triple AmazonSmile donation promotion starts today

March 12, 2018
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Triple AmazonSmile donation promotion starts today

Dear Supporters, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first eligible smile.amazon.com purchase – through March 31! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3305070 and Amazon donates to African American Planning Commission, Inc. Thank You For Your Support!

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Help AAPCI This Holiday Season When You Shop

December 16, 2017
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Help AAPCI This Holiday Season When You Shop

Dear Supporters, The holidays are upon us and you will be busy shopping for gifts, decorations, and more. When you #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3305070, Amazon donates a small portion of your purchase price to African American Planning Commission, Inc.  This link will direct you to great Holiday gift ideas in support of African American Planning Commission, Inc.…

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Brooklyn supportive housing project approved after councilwoman finally agrees to back it

November 16, 2017
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Brooklyn supportive housing project approved after councilwoman finally agrees to back it

A Brooklyn supportive housing project got the go ahead Thursday after City Councilwoman Darlene Mealy finally got on board with the plan reports the NY Daily News. Mealy (D-Brooklyn) had been threatening to block Edwin’s Place, proposed for her Brownsville district. But she agreed Thursday to a deal to back it and the City Council…

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Supportive-housing project approved, ending standoff with councilwoman

November 16, 2017
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Supportive-housing project approved, ending standoff with councilwoman

Darlene Mealy had been threatening to kill a development that enjoyed broad support The City Council is set to approve a rezoning for a low-income development in Brooklyn after the local representative dropped her opposition Thursday morning, reports Crain’s. The planned eight-story project at 3 Livonia Place will include 125 units of permanent below-market and…

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Robert A.M. Stern-designed Brownsville rental inches toward approval

November 16, 2017
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Robert A.M. Stern-designed Brownsville rental inches toward approval

The eight-story building will bring 125 permanently affordable and supportive homes to the neighborhood A Robert A.M. Stern-designed affordable housing project in Brownsville will likely be approved now that a City Council member opposing the project has withdrawn their opposition. Crain’s reports that City Council member Darlene Mealy, who represents the area the project is…

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Buck the worst NIMBY and help Brownsville

November 13, 2017
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Buck the worst NIMBY and help Brownsville

Absurdly, the fate of Brooklyn apartments blueprinted for hundreds of poor and homeless people remains in doubt at this 11th hour before key City Council votes, reports the NY Daily News.

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Help AAPCI Earn AmazonSmile Donations This Holiday Season

November 6, 2017
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Help AAPCI Earn AmazonSmile Donations This Holiday Season

Dear Supporters, The holidays are fast approaching and you will be busy shopping for gifts, decorations, and more. When you #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3305070, Amazon donates to African American Planning Commission, Inc.  The link will direct you to great Holiday gift ideas in support of African American Planning Commission, Inc. Thank You!

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Local leaders blast Brooklyn councilwoman for opposing Brownsville housing plans

October 24, 2017
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Local leaders blast Brooklyn councilwoman for opposing Brownsville housing plans

  Housing advocates are blasting a Brooklyn City Councilwoman for threatening to block an affordable housing project slated for Brownsville, reports the NY Daily News.

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Love Does Not Hurt

October 17, 2017
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Love Does Not Hurt

Support our efforts to help survivors of domestic violence. Make a donation in any amount you can afford. No amount is too small and every little bit helps. If you are unable to donate, kindly share our post with your friends, family members and followers on social media. Thank You.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 15, 2017
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Support our efforts to help survivors of domestic violence. Make a donation in any amount you can afford. No amount is too small and every little bit helps. Thank You.

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