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Source: Make the Road New York
Subject: Profiles of MRNY
Type: Pubs & Reports

Make the Road New York 2009 Victories Brochure

In 2009, Make the Road
New York (MRNY) opened a new 5,000 square foot community facility in the heart
of immigrant Queens. We also completed a
comprehensive six-month strategic planning process that will guide our work for
the coming years. In February, more than 600 people participated in our Member
Assembly, and in October, again 600 members mobilized for our second annual
Democracy Day rally and were joined by 18 elected officials who pledged
leadership in the passage of Paid Sick Leave legislation in New York City. Close to
2000 new members joined our organization in 2009. MRNY now has more than 6,400
members in Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island,
and the power of our collective voices make MRNY a leading force in shaping
public policy decisions that affect our children, our families, and our

Additionally, in 2009,
the work of Make the Road New York, and its staff and members received special
recognition from:

Adobe Youth Voices

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn

Metro New York Health Care for All

The New York Times Non-Profit Excellence Awards (semi-finalist)


Ridgewood Democrats

US Action