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
Neighbors, please join us for an Open Meeting to discuss MHCC priorities and actions this year. This Zoom meeting will take place on Thursday, 1/28 at 6:30pm. Registration links will be disseminated soon. Your views are critical, as we plan for greater impacts on several fronts in 2021. Continue reading Save the Date: Open Meeting to discuss MHCC priorities and actions in 2021 – Thursday, 1/28, 6:30pm
Here is the latest issue of our newsletter. It’s a primer (or refresher) on local community and government offices. See what you think. Our new section, “Morningside Diary” offers glimpses of local life. If you’d like to submit a piece, please let us know. Continue reading Local Politics and Governance Issue of The Morningsider
Read MHCC Board Member Robert Stern’s compelling op-ed on potential threats to the irreplaceable McGiffert Hall here. As real estate overdevelopment continues to afflict Morningside Heights, we advocate for sensible, contextual, and balanced approaches to local construction. To be blunt, what has been going on, with regard to real estate projects in our community is unacceptable and is undoubtedly harming Morningside Heights. This must be … Continue reading Saving McGiffert Hall
Greetings to all! The photo above reminds us of all we worked hard to achieve in Morningside Heights before the pandemic arrived. As we prepare for the holidays and close out a very challenging year, the Morningside Heights Community Coalition would like to thank you for your ongoing engagement and support, especially during the challenges of 2020. We are proud of the great community spirit in our neighborhood and grateful … Continue reading Happy Holidays. MHCC Launches Annual Fundraising Appeal. Please Support our Efforts to Protect and Improve our Community.
With major COVID-19 spikes occurring across the U.S. and internationally, MHCC is very concerned that students and employees returning to Morningside Heights in January will pose a significant health risk to our community. Please send a note to the Columbia and Barnard letters to express your views. Please cc firstname.lastname@example.org so we can track responses. Columbia President Lee Bollinger: email@example.com Barnard President Sian Beilock: firstname.lastname@example.org Sample … Continue reading URGENT: Columbia and Barnard will reopen their campuses to more students in January than were here in the fall. Please let them know your thoughts.