The city will soon solicit ideas for developing the former juvenile detention center on Spofford Avenue. Community Board 2 wants to be sure local residents are involved in the process from the get-go.
A new program at the BankNote matches young adults with mentors in the technology field, hoping to create what the founder calls an “education-to-jobs network” in neighborhoods across the city.
Although workers in the Hunts Point Terminal Market agreed to terms with owners, staving off a walkout, they are pushing the city to invest to upgrade the market’s decrepit infrastructure.
The Point CDC will host a public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, to update the community on the federal government and the city’s plans to protect Hunts Point from future storms and flooding.
Over 60 residents and business owners from Hunts Point and Longwood joined a group of planners to tell federal officials and a panel of experts why investing in the waterfront would benefit the neighborhood and the city.
Darius Davis, a former member of the youth advocacy program, ACTION, told a gathering at the United Nations in February about the difficulties Hunts Point’s young people face in finding good jobs.