New York

Co-Chairs: Alexandria Faiz
                     Yusef Salaam

256 West 38th Street – Suite 703
New York, NY 10018
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Contact the New York Chapter at
(212) 254-0279 or nwuny@nwu.org.

Latest Chapter News

Poem: Cali Quake—whose fault is it?

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Cali Quake—whose fault is it?   If an earthquake comes shocking, shaking, rattling and rolling Cali is it Yogi Bear, Hugo Pinell’s parting words?  It rained forty days and forty nights the week Bunchy was assassinated…   If an earthquake comes shocking, shaking, rattling and rolling Cali whose fault is it? Round up the usual […]

The Dissident Arts Festival- Day 2

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As reported by John Pietaro… On Day two, August 16, we moved The Dissident Arts Festival to ShapeShifter Lab, a beloved home of new music for years now. What a gift to have two spaces that have equally caring, professional and considerate staff members. We opened this day with a jaw-dropping piece of multi-media art, downtown […]

The Dissident Arts Festival- Day 1

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As reported by John Pietaro…  The Dissident Arts Festival, the annual gathering of revolutionary creativity, feted its 10th anniversary with a special weekend-long event on Saturday August 15 and Sunday August 16 at El Taller Latino Americano (Manhattan) and ShapeShifter Lab (Brooklyn), respectively. The event was sponsored by the Len Ragozin Foundation and the Rosenberg […]