CVH Hosts 4 City Recovery Act Tour

On July 29, members of Community Voices Heard led a tour from New York City to Poughkeepsie, stopping in Yonkers and Newburgh along the way, to show their neighbors and officials the impact public investments under the federal stimulus funding have had on their communities.  CVH members discussed investments in public housing, transitional jobs, funds made available under the Community Development Block Grant program, a range of other issues.
Click 'Continue reading' to see more PRESS COVERAGE, download the PRESS RELEASE, and find JOBS MAPS displaying locations of Recovery Act-funded jobs in each of those cities.

Other economic recovery events are being planned around the state by other NYSA members, so be sure to check back for upcoming events!

Hit the PLAY button below to see the news coverage from YNN in Newburgh.

PRESS RELEASE [PDF]: Low-Income Community Members Lead Tour to Highlight Recovery Investments in Four New York State Cities
Below are maps prepared by The Kirwan Institute showing where Recovery Act-funded jobs have been reported to have been created or saved. Similar maps, as well as profiles of Recovery Act investments, will be prepared for each of the remaining NYSA cities.

- Newburgh
- NYC, Brooklyn
- NYC, Bronx
- NYC, Manhanttan
- NYC Queens
- NYC Staten Island
- Poughkeepsie
- Yonkers


- "Community Voices Heard" hosts tour through Newburgh, YNN
- Newburgh tour features likely sites for rehab funding, Times Herald-Record
- The right money, all the wrong places, was the message from Community Voices Heard in Newburgh, Mid-Hudson News Network

By NYSA on Friday, July 30, 2010 at 4:19 PM

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