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Construction Employment Opportunities

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

SCHOOLHOUSE TERRACE, 33 ASHBURTON AVENUE, YONKERS, NY  SISCA NE-MPCC-MENGLER, JV LLC and its Subcontractors are actively seeking to hire local Yonkers neighborhood based individuals and businesses of all sizes for general labor construction and some skilled trades at the Schoolhouse Terrace development located at 33 Ashburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY.   This project is covered under Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and all applicable implementing regulation.   All inquiries for employment and business opportunities...

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Youth Council Groups

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Youth Council Groups

The Neighborhood Youth Council groups will be focused on neighborhood change.   There has been a lot of interest with youth in creating more opportunities for green space, jobs and extracurricular activities. We are proud to announce that our Sarah Lawrence College Research Assistants have won a scholarship to attend the DoSomething.org Boot Camp in NYC July 20th, 2013. Our SLC RAs were chosen because they were identified as individuals who have a solid well thought out project plan, have already begun to turn their project ideas into action,...

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Contracting Opportunities for Schoolhouse Terrace (PS6)

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

Contracting Opportunities for Schoolhouse Terrace (PS6)

PS6 – MWBE Open House Flyer 2013-04-05  

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Yonkers Holds Choice Neighborhood Workshop and Tour

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Blog, Press Releases | 0 comments

Yonkers Holds Choice Neighborhood Workshop and Tour

On February 21, Yonkers city, federal and educational officials, along with housing advocates and public housing residents, held their first official gathering to discuss and tour the proposed revitalization of Cottage Place Gardens and the transformation of the Croton Heights neighborhood, as part of the city’s recent receipt of a HUD Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant of $300,000.  The City of Yonkers was one of 17 localities nationwide to receive such funding. The gathering was kicked off by Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, who was followed by...

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Yonkers Community Celebrates Grant Award

Posted by on Mar 22, 2013 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

  Community gathers to celebrate award of funds to plan for transformation of Croton Heights/ Cottage Place Gardens Neighborhood Nepperhan Community Center,  March. 15, 2013 — Community Voices Heard (CVH), a member organization that organizes low-income residents in Yonkers, NY around the issues of access to good jobs, neighborhood safety and affordable housing, hosted a celebration for the award of the Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant. The City of Yonkers along with the Municipal Housing Authority of Yonkers (MHACY) and The Community...

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Time to Celebrate

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

Time to Celebrate

Time to Celebrate Yonkers Community Celebrates Grant Award   Community gathers to celebrate award of funds to plan for transformation of Croton Heights/ Cottage Place Gardens Neighborhood   Nepperhan Community Center,  March. 15, 2013 — Community Voices Heard (CVH), a member organization that organizes low-income residents in Yonkers, NY around the issues of access to good jobs, neighborhood safety and affordable housing, hosted a celebration for the award of the Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant.   The City of Yonkers along with...

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Expected Results of Choice Neighborhood Planning Coordinated Efforts

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Developmental assets that allow residents to attain the skills needed to be successful in all aspects of daily life (educational institutions, early learning centers and health resources); Commercial assets associated with production, employment, transactions, and sales (e.g. labor force and retail establishments); Recreational assets that create value in a neighborhood beyond work and education (e.g. parks, open space, arts organizations, restaurants, movie theatres, and athletics) Physical assets that are associated with the built...

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Yonkers Choice Neighborhoods Community Meeting

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

Yonkers Choice Neighborhoods Community Meeting

We are holding our first informational meeting on Thursday February 21st, 2013. If you would like to leave feedback you may do so in the comments area below. (Click to enlarge)  

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