LESReady! In The News

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Articles, books, and videos featuring the LESReady! coalition and its member organizations:

2018

The Villager – March 7, 2018 – Eco City Pageant will celebrate wide array of local green efforts


2017

News12 Brooklyn – October 28, 2017 – Thousands march across BK Bridge to mark 5 years since Sandy

WNYC – October 26, 2017 – Why ‘The Big U’Storm Barrier Could End Up as ‘Half a J’

Greentech Media – October 20, 2017 – Sandy 5 Years Later: Is the Northeast Closer to Grid Resilience?

Habitat – April 26, 2017 – East Village Co-op Gets Ready for the Sequel to Sandy

Ashley Dawson, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate ChangeVerso Books, 2017.


2016

DNA Info – December 19, 2016 – East Village Shelter Embraces Solar Technology

DNA Info – November 2, 2016 – 4 Years After Sandy, Group Prepares LES Seniors for Future Storms

Newsweek – May 30, 2016 – Climate Change is Rewiring Government-Citizen Relations

The Villager – March 31, 2016 – One year later: Rising from a tragedy’s ashes

Curbed New York – March 29, 2016 – Soho Gas Station Closure Could Hurt Downtown in Emergencies


2015

City Limits – May 20, 2015 – Rent-Regulated Tenants in Limbo After East Village Gas Explosion

Bowery Boogie – March 28, 2015 – Here’s How You Can Help Victims Of The 2nd Avenue Explosion

The Lo-Down – January 14, 2015 – Task Force Begins Planning for $335 Million East River Flood Barrier


2014

Urban Omnibus – December 17, 2014 – A More Resilient Neighborhood, Just Beyond the Grid

The Lo-Down – November 17, 2014 – Learning From Hurricane Sandy: LES Ready! Releases Report

Next City – June 4, 2014 – New York’s New $335 Million Storm-Surge Barrier Will Transform the Lower East Side

The Villager – April 3, 2014 – Thinking ‘Beyond the Grid’ about disaster preparedness


2013

The Lo-Down – October 29, 2013 – LES Ready: Community Survey Underway to Create Emergency Plan

The Lo-Down – October 25, 2013 – Sandy Anniversary on Tuesday: Social Justice Forum, Candlelight Vigil

The Lo-Down – October 22, 2013 – LES Ready: Caring For Seniors in Hurricane Sandy & Beyond

The Lo-Down – October 4, 2013 – LES Ready: Strong Sense of Community Got the LES Through Sandy

The Lo-Down – October 3, 2013 – LES Ready: Preparing For Emergencies

The Lo-Down – October 1, 2013 – LES Ready! — Planning For the Next Superstorm (A Month-Long Series)