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Two PLG Residents Pick Up the Slack After City Suspends Compost Programs
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Two PLG Residents Pick Up the Slack After City Suspends Compost Programs

Volunteers for Nurture BK collect compost. Courtesy of Nurture BK.For Brooklyn’s robust composting community, the city’s decision in April to suspend curbside compost pickup [https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dsny/site/resources/press-releases/nyc-sanitation-announces-service-changes-related-to-covid-19-budget-cuts] , and temporarily close Food Scrap Drop-Off Sites, due to COVID-19-related budget cuts was

Call For Volunteers And Job Opportunity At Refoundry, A Training Program For Formerly Incarcerated
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Call For Volunteers And Job Opportunity At Refoundry, A Training Program For Formerly Incarcerated

Refoundry participants (from left) Eugene Manigo, Charles McNair, Ralphy Dominguez, James Eleby. (Courtesy of Refoundry)An innovative non-profit organization working hard to provide training for formerly incarcerated people [/blog/business/just-second-chance-refoundry-helps-former-inmates-create-career/] is looking for volunteer assistance this Saturday, March 12 from 11am-3pm. Come learn about Refoundry, help tackle a few

More Than Just A Second Chance, Refoundry Helps Former Inmates Create A Career
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More Than Just A Second Chance, Refoundry Helps Former Inmates Create A Career

Refoundry participants (from left) Eugene Manigo, Charles McNair, Ralphy Dominguez, James Eleby, Jr. (Courtesy of Refoundry)Since 1980, the number of prisoners in the U.S. has nearly quadrupled [https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/07/15/president-obama-our-criminal-justice-system-isnt-smart-it-should-be] from roughly 500,000 to 2.2 million. Statistics released by the

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