Thanks to LES Ready!, the efforts of our existing community-based organizations, mutual aid groups, and nonprofits in our neighborhood have been streamlined and effective in ensuring that vulnerable community members are receiving the food, medical attention, and emergency resources they need.
Carlina Rivera & Thomas YuGotham Gazette
On the Lower East Side (LES), the BIG Team worked intensively with LES Ready!, an umbrella organization of 26 community groups focused on coordinating emergency response and preparedness.
Graham BeckNext City
LES Ready! released a report examining the after-effects of Hurricane Sandy and detailing steps that should be taken to make sure the vulnerable communities along the East River are better prepared for the next storm.