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CreateNYC | A Cultural Plan for New York City

The City of New York released CreateNYC, New York City's first-ever cultural plan. Nearly 200,000 residents, from every corner of the city, stepped up to share their priorities, concerns, and ideas about how we can make sure that-here in New York- culture is for everyone.


Home Grown

The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs launched CreateNYC to address under-served communities & artists throughout the boroughs.



New York
Small Business

#SaveNYC is fighting for small businesses & cultural institutions - to bring attention to the plight of Mom and Pop, raise awareness of the issues, & encourage government to implement protections for small businesses & cultural institutions across 5 boroughs.

Home Grown

With only a $20K loan, Brooklyn Army Veteran Chris Nolte turned a storefront on the edge of Vinegar Hill into an amazing business that sells electric-assisted bicycles.
Propel Bikes | Vinegar Hill
— Thrillist

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Civic Centric
New York

Ordinary people have the power to come together, to organize, and can change policies
— Dolores Huerta Co-founder | United Farm Workers