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Intruders On The Loose Target Elderly Woman's Home

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A 91-year-old woman, the target of a home invasion, watched as two intruders searched her Miami home early Wednesday morning.

The elderly woman’s family members took her away from her home after she was clearly shaken up, but not injured after the home invasion. 341 more words


Farming in the City: NYCHA Opens Its First Large-Scale Urban Farm

These days, new urban farms are big news. As people work to lead healthier, greener, and complementary-to-the-earth lives, urban farming is becoming more popular than ever. 390 more words

Community Gardens

NYCHA Celebrates 80th Anniversary, Sort Of

NYCHA is celebrating its 80th anniversary this month—or at least it’s celebrating the 80th anniversary of plans to create NYCHA being unveiled. What would become NYCHA started out as a mission by the New York State Housing Board… 216 more words

New York

The Continued Harassment of Margarita López Gomez

Margarita López Gómez, an indigenous women from Chiapas, Mexico, was recently released from prison after a sustained campaign by human rights activists. Margarita had been convicted of killing her partner and imprisoned for seven years based on a confession allegedly obtained during her interrogation, which she later repudiated repeatedly. 325 more words

Violence Against Women

Rooster applauded at NYCHA Green Event

Rooster got props from some powerful and amazing women in sustainability/environmental world this past Earth Day.

At an event hosted by NYCHA for their residents, the Rooster-designed green guide was unveiled as NYCHA announced their efforts in the Green Agenda.  158 more words

Rooster In The News

Patrick Gaspard Writes Poems, Collects Comics, Kills for Obama

Al Sharpton had just stepped out of a meeting with Barack Obama.

It was January 2007, and he was down in the Obama Senate office during a trip to Washington to meet with a number of Democratic presidential contenders. 2,416 more words


The Democratic primary for Mayor of New York is just a month away, but none of the four candidates running for the job has spelled out his or her vision for the city, or fully explained how they would improve upon the job done by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. 1,228 more words