2019 Hands Across the Street Dinner

The Sanitation Coalition hosted our annual potluck dinner on January 19th, 2019. Residents of Grant Houses and Morningside Gardens danced to the Swingtones and welcomed our elected officials. Harold Benjamin was honored for his many contributions to the community and his long struggle to obtain more resources for community youth.

Our beloved band members, The Swingtones, return

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Field Trip to Sims Recycling Center

Members of the Sanitation Coalition took a field trip to the Sims Recycling Center, a state of the art recycling center in Brooklyn. They learned about how the waste stream is divided up into metal and glass for which there are markets and plastic for which there is less demand. Eadaoin Quinn told us that as there is no market for plastic bags it is important to limit one’s use of them.

Sanitation Coalition team that visited the site

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2017 Hands Across the Street Dinner

The Sanitation Coalition awarded certificates to the community members who were instrumental in getting our polling places restored.  The Election Commission had changed many of the polling places to unfamiliar venues that were difficult for elderly and handicapped residents to access.

Award for Curtis Arluck

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2014 Climate March in New York City

Sanitation Coalition members participated in the Climate March on September 2014.

People's Climate March

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Article published on USA Today

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/21/nyc-climate-change-march/16008009/