Thursday, September 18, 2008

Yonkers Alliance for Community Benefits

In Yonkers last week, the Yonkers Alliance for Community Benefits presented a list of community needs and requests to Struever Fidelco Cappelli, the developer of a proposed $3.1 billion redevelopment project. (See here for more details about the project.) Among the requested benefits: a construction-training program; minimum contracting requirements for minority- and women-owned businesses; affordable housing; an interfaith cafe; and the establishment of funds for public art, child care and after-school programs. Read more here.

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