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 If anyone could ever be called “triggered snowflakes,” it’s conservatives and Catholics when someone brings up Planned Parenthood. Somehow, the organization that provides affordable healthcare to millions of women is their idea of the devil, and must be destroyed at all costs. While Planned Parenthood has been under fire a lot in recent years, it’s not hard to imagine that the vitriol and misinformation from the opposition will increase dramatically under the new administration.


 Corey Johnson is among the more progressive members of the City Council and is hosting some exciting events. It is instructive for SoHo residents and tourists that our community was, at one time, more about arts than real estate development. And, so that our community remains a culturally vibrant, diverse place to live as well as visit, more events like this might be studied by our politicians.


The following is a press release.

 

The day the prison doors swing open and an inmate walks free can be as unnerving as it is joyous.

Many prisoners, while no doubt eager to reclaim their freedom, arrive at that moment with no place to live, no money and no job prospects.


 Landmarks Preservation Commission to Vote Tuesday on Designating Thompson-Sullivan Historic District


 ACE is no longer sweeping our sidewalks or emptying the Sanitation Department’s corner trash cans.  Since then, our sidewalks and gutters have become noticeably dirty and trash cans are overflowing, especially along our more congested streets and intersections.


WhenThursday, November 10 at 2pm
Where: NYC Department of Buildings, 280 Broadway at Chambers Street
Who: State Senator Daniel Squadron
          Assemblymember Deborah Glick
          Borough President Gale Brewer 

Be the change!  Join Community Board #2 meetings to have influence over the issues that affect your neighborhood.

All for meetings for October 2016 are listed below or available for download here. Visit CB 2's website at www.cb2manhattan.org to check for any updates and revisions to their calendar throughout the month.


Garry Kasparov is a former World Chess Champion, leader of the pro-democracy opposition to Russian President Vladmir Putin, and Chairman of Human Rights Foundation. He will discuss his latest book, Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped for a cocktail party and fundraiser at The Muses in Southhampton.


Join us at this event that to support Queer and Queer-allied artists!  They will be collecticting for the True Colors Fund, an organization that works to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, creating a world in which young people can be their true selves.