Since being formally established in 2016 in response to an increase in local luxury residential development, MHCC has worked diligently to include diverse perspectives in refining our understanding of local issues and developing neighborhood-focused campaigns. The vast majority of our work is carried out by volunteers and we are grateful for their engagement and commitment. Our organization is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit and has ongoing … Continue reading Please support our efforts through a donation
View our nine-minute video, “We Hold the High Ground,” here. Continue reading Morningside Heights Community Coalition Overview Video
Happy summer to our Morningside Heights neighbors! Here is the latest issue of our newsletter, The Morningsider. In it, you’ll find coverage of our recent Block Party & Community Resource Fair and an update on the Morningside Heights Community Fund. (Please note: Proposals for Round Three of funding are due on September 15. Please email us to receive the Request for Proposals: firstname.lastname@example.org.) Continue reading The Morningsider – Summer Edition
MHCC Hosted a Town Hall Meeting to update neighbors on recent local developments and progress, with a primary focus on describing the recent Planning Study for the Rezoning of Morningside Heights. Through presentations by local advocates and officials, a good level of understanding of the Rezoning process and the contents of this plan emerged. The conversation afterward was also informative. A variety of views were … Continue reading What’s Going on with Rezoning in Morningside Heights?
MHCC recently conducted a poll of candidates for City Council District 7. Seven candidates replied. Here are their views on two of the most pressing issues in our community, as defined through our surveys, town hall meetings, and anecdotal evidence: Affordable Housing and Rezoning. Continue reading City Council District 7 Candidates Poll
The Morningside Heights Planning Study is the product of a collaboration between the Manhattan Borough President, Speaker Corey Johnson, Council Member Mark Levine, Community Board 9, and the Morningside Heights Community Coalition to address housing needs and preserve the character of Morningside Heights. The years of advocacy by the Morningside Heights Community Coalition, Community Board 9, local elected officials, and residents show the success of … Continue reading Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, 6/3 at 6:30pm: Morningside Heights Rezoning and Discussion of Recent Planning Study
This month’s issue offers a brief report on MHCC’s first-quarter 2021 activities. We are making meaningful progress on various fronts. Read all about it here. Continue reading The Morningsider, April 2021