LES Community Hero Presented by Andrea Gordillo, The Clemente   John Blasco is a Queer Puerto Rican Activist

Gloria Lippman is a former Home Aide/Caregiver and teaching artist. Interviewed by Antígona González.    FABnyc ·

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LES Community Hero Presented by Carolyn Ratcliffe, Art Loisaida For over 20 years as a grassroots organizer

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Damaris Reyes, Good Old Lower East Side   This award honored

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Elissa Sampson     Corinne Jennings, Kenkeleba Gallery.   ARTICLES Get to Know Kenkeleba and Kamoinge Manhattan Sideways: Kenkleba

Myra Seltzer was born and raised in Bedford Stuyvesant, a multiracial and multicultural community. She

LES Community Hero Presented by Laura Sewell, East Village Community Coalition Carolyn Ratcliffe is the co-founder of

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Lori Weissman / Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy   PROJECTS Fiery Ladies: Radical

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Ariana Allensworth, International Center for Photography   Michael Casiano is the

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES)     Thea Martinez is honored

LOWER EAST SIDE HERO NEXT DOOR Nominated by Carolyn Ratcliffe, Artistic Director, Art Loisaida Foundation   "Eric Diaz

Beatriz Torres Guzmán lives in a low-income 1 bedroom apartment in the Essex Crossing Development.

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by K Webster, Sara D. Roosevelt Park Community Coalition   Robert "Bob" Humber is a

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Caroline Ratcliffe, Art Loisaida Foundation   Charles Krezell is the Founder and President

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Molly Garfinkel   Steve Zeitlin, Director of City Lore, received his

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Susan LaRosa, Henry Street Settlement   Ruth Taube is the Program Director

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO     Paul Garrin has been a resident of the Lower East side

Pictured Carmen Pabón and  Luis Rivera, son of Adela Fargas of Casa Adela celebrating at

LES HERO Special Acknowledgement Nominated by Melissa Aase   An urban planner by profession, Michael Zisser first came to know

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Briana Bartenieff   OBIE Award winning actress Crystal Field is co-founder and

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Kayte Handler & Felicia Mayro, St. Mark's Historic Landmark Fund   Jimmy

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Harry Bubbins, Village Preservation    Libertad Guerra is the Director of

 FABnyc · Carol Noymer   Keywords / Subjects: Childhood, Family Story, Raising Children, Marriage/ Divorce, Dreams   Quotes from

“It took us 50 f—ing years but we made this community, this little community of

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Deb Scher, Educational Alliance's Manny Cantor Center   Jose Ortiz is

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO   ARTICLES At Rivington House Forum, Personal Stories and Pledges to Keep Up

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Aziz Dehkan   Creator of the Green Map System and its

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Bob Holman, Bowery Arts & Science   Steve Cannon was a New York

The People's LES FABnyc, Downtown ArtProject Coordinator and Lead Artist - Ro Garrido   In April 2019, we

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Alexander Campaz   Mike Hoyos is a commercial printer who has worked

LES Community Hero Presented by Shaheeda Smith, Community Organizer, Lower East Side Community Culture Council Member Larissa

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Ed Litvak and Traven Rice are the founders of the local

LES Community Hero Presented by Louis, Basketball Player & Mentee Sam Jacques was raised in the Lower

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Steve Herrick, Cooper Square Committee (CSC)   Harriet Putterman has had

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO   Joyce Mendelsohn is the author of The Lower East Side Remembered

LES Community Hero Presented by Mei Lum, Wing on Wow, W.O.W. Project I am a 3rd generation

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Laura Timme, University Settlement    Monique Flores is the Senior Director of

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO   Nelson Valentine has been working as a Senior Court Advocate at

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Grauven Olivares, Grand Street Guild Residents Association.   Sandra Strother is

Juana Sud is an 83 years old woman from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. She moved to

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Presented by Councilwoman Carlina Rivera, District 2   Ayo Harrington is currently the

Susan Shwalb is a visual artist from NYC. Interviewed by Antígona González.    FABnyc · Susan Shwalb,

LES Community Hero Presented by Wendy Brawer, Green Map System  Jen Chantrtanapichate is an artist, climate activist

Altagracia is a 78 years old woman from Dominican Republic. She moved to NYC in

LOWER EAST SIDE COMMUNITY HERO Nominated by Councilmember Rosie Mendez   Jaime Hernandez is a New York City Police Department