East New York community leaders discuss growing local jobs

The Coalition for Community Advancement, along with several other local organizations, came together last Thursday to discuss East New York’s industrial business zone (IBZ) and how to grow local jobs that the city and the NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) promised the community years ago.

The coalition said that the “promised 3,900 jobs and 16.7 million of investment” were supposed to be a part of the East New York rezoning that was approved by city council in April 2016. It’s also called The East New York Neighborhood Plan, which is the rezoning in East New York, Cypress Hills and Ocean Hill.

East New York, Brooklyn Image by jurienh from Pixabay The Coalition for Community Advancement, along with several other local organizations, came together last Thursday to discuss East New York’s industrial business zone (IBZ) and how to grow local jobs that the city and the NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) […]

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