Advocacy

May
18

Open Letter to the Community

In 2016, RUPCO celebrated its 35th anniversary as a not-for-profit, community development corporation. Led by a volunteer board of directors, our mission is to create homes, support people and »
May
03

Dorms and Domiciles

My relationship with home hasn't changed much in my twenty years of living. Born in what was once called St. Vincent’s Hospital (now Richmond Memorial Hospital), my parents raised »
Apr
26

“Those People” are People Like My Parents

After attending the public hearing on February 28, 2017 (held by Kingston City Planning Department on proposed rezoning in the area of 300 Flatbush Avenue), I feel compelled to voice my concern »
Apr
19

Gimme Roots

She opens the door to a Lace Mill gallery. She reminds me of every favorite Art and English teacher I’ve ever had. She’s an accomplished writer, poet and Mom. A part of Ulster County and its thriving »
Apr
19

WIMBY: Welcome in My Backyard

Two words I believe are very dangerous together, though benign alone: Us. Them. Uttered in singularity, neither word brings much to mind except perhaps a grade school spelling test or »
Mar
28

Give Housing a Voice – Call Our Governor Today

RUPCO is one of many New York State organizations ready to fulfill Governor Cuomo's call for 1200 new units of supportive housing. These apartments benefit the disabled, veterans, and our »
Mar
17

#BSM (Black Stories Matter)

#BlackStoriesMatter raises our social conscience about people, perspective, and life. Spearheaded by The TMI Project, we're honored to partner on this collaborative effort, pulling »
Feb
13

SHNNY Salutes RUPCO’s Supportive Housing Efforts

Rebecca Sauer, Director of Policy and Planning at Supportive Housing Network of New York, issued this statement for the Landmark Place press conference held on February 13, 2017. Along with the »
Feb
02

RUPCO Pays Taxes

Paying our fair share is part of the deal. We direct public monies to transform communities and, in return, we pay property taxes on those we own. We are part of the communities we serve, at all »
Feb
02

The Backstory of The Kirkland article

The Daily Freeman recently published an article about The Kirkland. We feel it  helpful for you to have all the facts and access to our original responses which we forwarded to reporter Paul »

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Comida y tierra (Food and Land) #4

July 24, 2017, 6:00pm - July 24, 2017, 6:30pm

¿Hablas español? Join us for our fourth "Comida y tierra" conversation (in Spanish)! As a gesture of our appreciation, we are providing free meals to all native Spanish speakers who attend this event, as they are volunteering their time to help facilitate the conversation. Support us in this effort by contributing here! Agenda 6PM - 7:30pm: Note: We are aiming to create an immersive environment where only Spanish is spoken once you walk in the door! 1. Orientation, seating (based on level) and placing meal orders 2. Standing facilitated conversation in different groups (according to level) 3. Back to seats for eating and further discussion 4. Kingston Land Trust and Kingston YMCA Farm Project announcements Everyone is welcome- this event is open to anyone! Our organizations are non-governmental and work to support the community. Our goal is to create safe and friendly environments to get to know each other and eat together. Comida y tierra is a facilitated conversation series in Spanish hosted by the Kingston Land Trust in collaboration with the Kingston YMCA Farm Project, at Latin restaurants along Broadway. This immersive experience brings together native Spanish speakers and those who are learning and want to practice Spanish over a meal (not included) to build community and discuss issues of land and food that affect our city. For more information and to RSVP, contact Kingston Land Trust Executive Director Julia Farr at julia@kingstonlandtrust.org or call 845-877-5263. ********** ¿Hablas español? ¡Entonces únete a nosotros para nuestra cuarta conversación "Comida y tierra" (en español)! Como un gesto de agradecimiento, estamos ofreciendo comidas gratis a todos los hablantes nativos de español que asisten a este evento, ya que están ofreciendo su tiempo para ayudar a facilitar la conversación. Agenda 6pm - 7:30pm: Ojo: Estamos tratando de crear un ambiente inmersivo en el que una vez adentro, sólo se habla español! 1. Orientación, asientos (según nivel de español) y pedidos de comida. 2. Conversación facilitada de pie en diferentes grupos (según nivel) 3. Volver a los asientos para comer y conversar 4. Anuncios del Kingston Land Trust y Kingston YMCA Farm Project ¡Todos son bienvenidos- este evento está abierto a cualquier persona! Nuestras organizaciones trabajan para el pueblo, independiente del gobierno, y nuestra meta es crear ambientes seguros y amistosos para conversar y comer juntos. Comida y tierra es una serie de conversación facilitada en español organizada por el Kingston Land Trust en colaboración con el Kingston YMCA Farm Project, en restaurantes latinos a lo largo de Broadway. Esta experiencia inmersiva reune a hablantes nativos de español y aquellos que están aprendiendo y quieren practicar español durante una comida (incluida para los que son hablantes nativos de español) para crear comunidad y conversar sobre los temas de comida y tierra que afectan a nuestra ciudad. Para más información y para RSVP, comunícate con la directora ejecutiva de Kingston Land Trust, Julia Farr, en julia@kingstonlandtrust.org o llame al 845-877-5263 (se habla español).

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