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Ask A Reporter: Can My Councilmember Block Me On Social Media?
Does this violate the First Amendment?
Updated: Nov 29, 2018 10:15 AM
Ask A Reporter: How Can I Make A Dangerous Intersection Safer?
Here's a case study in citizen-driven safety improvements in Borough Park.
Updated: Nov 26, 2018 11:32 AM
Why Focus On Civic Engagement? Because 'Democracy Is A Full Contact Sport'
Organizing neighbors to beautify your block, for example, isn’t really just about beautifying your block. It’s about exercising power.
Updated: Nov 21, 2018 12:36 PM
Ask A Reporter: What Ever Happened To My Participatory Budgeting Project?
"There is an enormous amount of bureaucracy."
Updated: Oct 30, 2018 1:43 PM
Ask A Reporter: What Do Community Boards Do?
They're not omnipotent, but they do have power and influence over what happens in the neighborhood.
Updated: Oct 23, 2018 2:38 PM
Ask A Reporter: What Can I Do About The Overwhelming Amount of Litter In My Neighborhood?
Help, how can I clean up these filthy streets?
Updated: Oct 18, 2018 4:52 PM
Ask A Reporter: Your Lingering Voter Registration Questions Answered
The deadline to register to vote in New York is Friday, October 12. Here are some rapid fire responses to a few basic questions that came through the pipeline.
Updated: Oct 18, 2018 10:00 AM
Ask A Reporter: How Can I Become Civically Engaged Without Risking My Immigration Status?
'If you're going knocking door to door, handing out flyers, engaging with people, inviting them to vote, registering them, that is perfectly fine.'
Updated: Dec 8, 2018 10:35 AM
Ask A Reporter: How Do I Turn This Ugly Wall In My Neighborhood Into A Beautiful Mural?
'I want to campaign to turn a really horrible, big gray wall in my neighborhood into a mural. How can I get that process started?'
Updated: Oct 17, 2018 1:29 PM
Ask a Reporter: How Do I Help Reunite Separated Immigrant Children With Their Families?
While the family separations drew tremendous attention, unaccompanied minors continue to cross the border every day and are placed in federal custody until they're released to a relative.
Updated: Dec 8, 2018 10:49 AM
Ask A Reporter: How Can I Find Volunteer Opportunities That Match My Skill Set?
We found three organizations worth checking out.
Updated: Sep 28, 2018 1:44 PM
Ask A Reporter: What Can We Do About New York's Abysmal Voting Laws?
'People who've only voted in New York think all the elections across the country are the same craziness. They are not.'
Updated: Sep 28, 2018 1:43 PM
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