Update 19 November 2020

Update 19 November 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown It is that time of the year:  boots, scarfs, hats and mixed-match gloves because, just like little kids, we can never keep up with them. November is here and the New Year is around the corner. I imagine everyone is looking for a better year than what we have endured through 2020. The November election may determine the outcome of your […]

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Update 19 – October 2020

Update 19 – October 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown My favorite season has arrived – when tree foliage begins to change and the different colors on the trees are vibrant. The weather is a little cooler and a quart of apple cider has to be in the fridge. As we enter another season with hope for a better tomorrow, we must think about imagining new ways of doing things now […]

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Update 19 – September 2020

Update 19 – September 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown How time flies as we come into Labor Day weekend: the well-known last family barbecue and the start of the fall season. Schools are delayed and remote learning is still a priority. We hope that the education system throughout this covid season recognizes the work of parent, teacher and student for virtual learning challenges and processes. On this Labor Day weekend, […]

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Update 19 – August 2020

Update 19 – August 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown It’s August and many of us are either making plans to go back to work and/or school. We have had many hardships this year and we need everyone to hang in there! Our Community Association is here to help provide any information on resources you need. We will do our best to help you and get your delegate involved. Foodlink is […]

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Update 19 – July 2020

Update 19 – July 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown Thank you 19th Ward community for showing up for our historical Black Lives Matter Parade and Vigil on June 19th, the celebration of Juneteenth. With over 120 bicycles and cars joined in, our community was moved to work on issues to eradicate systemic racism. A special thank you to the district delegates and office manager for their hard work on this […]

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Update 19 – June 2020

Update 19 – June 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown Black Lives Matter. The nation is speaking out regarding the death of George Floyd and many others and the everyday racist acts and behavior against Black people. As a community, we must remove ourselves from our comfort zone and discuss and assess how we eradicate systematic racism.   Black Lives Matter. The 19th Ward Community Association was formed to suppress the […]

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Update 19 – May 2020

Update 19 – May 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown Governor Cuomo quoted “We are New York tough, smart, disciplined, unified and loving.”  I interpret this as  we care about one another and if we stick together, we can make it through anything. During this pandemic, the rules have been a challenge. Most of us have complied and now we must get ready for reopening. What plans do you have in […]

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Update 19 – April 2020

Update 19 – April 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown Life as we know it has changed in so many ways since the CDC community mitigation plan for Covid-19 has been in place.  I follow the rules by wiping everything down and I even order online to keep my distance. As an essential employee for healthcare workers and a caregiver for a senior citizen I find myself glued to the governor’s […]

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Update 19 – March 2020

Update 19 – March 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown Celebrating 55 years as the 19th Ward Community Association says a lot about the people in the neighborhood who care and are trying to support the quality of life in our area that many of us take for granted. We are keeping our history alive and focusing on the needs of our neighborhood. We are known for fighting for fair housing, […]

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Update 19 – January/February 2020

Update 19 – January/February 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown The 19th Ward Community Association celebrates 55 years of activism and strong community participation in 2020. During our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, we received Governor Cuomo’s statewide proclamation for contributions for Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The proclamation will hang in 19th Ward Community Association office. February is Black History Month and we had one of our history […]

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