We thank New York Community Trust for its support of LESReady!

Bike Ready!

This short video helps cyclists prepare to respond in emergencies. Combining post-Sandy footage of bikes in action with an organizing guide, this LES Ready-supported project builds capacity and everyday resiliency in a unique way. Coming soon in Chinese & Spanish.

On June 25th, Bike Ready will be featured at the Bicycle Film Festival at Film Anthology theater on East 2nd Street. Produced by LES Ready organization member Green Map System, find out more at GreenMap.org/bikeready.


One year later, LESReady! is still responding to the East Village Explosion.

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Volunteering with LESReady!
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The Impact of Community Based Organizations After Disasters
An in depth study on the Lower East Side and the Rockaways finds that “[n]eighborhoods with a long history of community activism and awareness of gentrification threats seem to be better able to mobilize broadly and collectively around resilience needs…” Read more.