Program: Community Organizing
Program Snapshot: Brings together tenant associations and individuals from the upper Manhattan community of Washington Heights/Inwood into an independent organization, Union Comunal de Washington Heights e Inwood (Community Union of Washington Heights and Inwood) that defines and addresses broad community needs.
Services: Union Comunal is an independent entity that receives organizing support from NMIC as follows:
- Support recruiting new tenant associations and individual members
- Technical assistance managing membership and other logistics
- Organizing support to help define community priorities at the annual assembly and to identify and execute campaigns to achieve these priorities.
- Individuals living in, or representatives of tenant associations located in, Washington Heights and Inwood.
- There are annual dues of $10 per family and active members receive an ID card.
How to Enroll:
- Attend NMIC’s monthly tenant organizing workshop or any Union event and ask any Union leader or NMIC staff member for an application form.
- Join as a member of an active dues paying tenant association.
- For more information, contact Diogenes Abreu at 212-822-8300 ext. 322