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Tonight at Power House Arena you can pick up a copy of Project Lives, a new book of photographs taken by dozens of New York City public housing residents. The book's editors—George Carrano, Jonathan Fisher, and Chelsea Davis—have also been at the helm of Seeing for Ourselves, a non-profit participatory photography initiative to bring photo workshops (called Developing Lives) to NYCHA tenants. "The three of us came together around this idea of turning over the narrative...
A nasty piece of news, courtesy a City Council report: Incidents of domestic violence in New York City Housing Authority apartments have more than doubled in the last five years. That's 1,642 incidents reported in 2013, up from 809 in 2009. And with a problem as little reported as domestic violence, those numbers likely underestimate the actual situation. The City Council report was first obtained by the New York Daily News, which notes that the rise...
In an unsurprising, but notable, turn of events, the family of 6-year-old stabbing victim Prince "P.J." Avitto has filed a suit against the New York City Housing Authority alleging that the organization's negligence played a significant part in the death of their little boy. P.J. Avitto's family is seeking $281 million in a wrongful death suit filed this Wednesday, reports the Daily News. In the court papers, Avitto's mother, Aricka McClinton, alleges that her son's death...

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