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Local Community Land Trust Submits Proposal to NYC for Community Center

The proposed community center would provide an incredible space and support for local residents, families and the small organiztions serving the neighborhood - including UpBeat NYC!


As a partner organization with the Mott Haven Port Morris Community Land Stewards, UpBeat NYC supports our local community land trust's proposal to tranform the currently abandoned 22,000sqft city owned building at 349 E.149th in Mott Haven into a dynamic multi-purpose community center designed to serve our neighborhood through much needed Health, Education and Arts programming - the HEArts Community Center!

New Community Center Comes a Step Closer to Reality

The local organizations like UpBeat NYC, South Bronx Unite, Community Connections for Youth,Boogie Down Books, among others gathered for the second straight year, at a shuttered medical facility in the heart of Mott Haven for a daylong festival in support of converting the 28,000-square-foot former…