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Eight Months Into the Pandemic, Brooklyn Mutual Aid Groups Widen Focus
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Eight Months Into the Pandemic, Brooklyn Mutual Aid Groups Widen Focus

Bed-Stuy Strong volunteer Natalia Paez has been organizing neighborhood clean-ups since August. Photo by Zoe Grueskin/BklynerAs the coronavirus spread through New York this spring, shuttering schools and businesses, mutual aid groups of “neighbors helping neighbors” sprang up [/kensington-windsor-terrace-mutual-aid/] around the city [/solidarity-not-charity-flatbush-united-mutual-aid/]. More than eight months later, many mutual

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