As New York City works to promote economic opportunity for the poor, a new report by the Pratt Center for Community Development, "Public Housing in New York City: Building Communities of Opportunity," provides an in-depth look at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the nearly 500,000 New Yorkers who live in its 286 developments.
New Pratt Center and Brooklyn Community Foundation Report Reveals Just One-Third of Public Housing Residents are Employed; Lagging Education and Inaccessible Transit Thwart Job-Seekers
October 27, 2009
September 30, 2009
The first and only charitable organization of its kind in Brooklyn was launched to bring new resources to the borough’s most creative and effective nonprofits.
September 25, 2009
New study commissioned by the Brooklyn Community Foundation asserts that a remarkable $61 billion will be available for inter-generational transfer over the next 20 years.