Community Voices Heard http://wamc.org en ‘Unity’ Was The Word Of The Day At Newburgh Vigil http://wamc.org/post/unity-was-word-day-newburgh-vigil <p>NEWBURGH – Unity was the message at a vigil and march for Trayvon Martin in Newburgh Monday night. Fifty people, residents and members of Community Voices Heard and the NAACP, gathered to protest George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the murder of the Florida teenager.</p><p>“From this day forward,” community activist Beatrice Harris said, “we have to stand together as ‘the people’.” &nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:47:05 +0000 Hank Gross 69293 at http://wamc.org ‘Unity’ Was The Word Of The Day At Newburgh Vigil Worst Housing Tour Takes Place In Newburgh http://wamc.org/post/worst-housing-tour-takes-place-newburgh <p>Low-income tenants in the Hudson Valley want to highlight some of the worst housing conditions in their city, and they're doing it Saturday.</p> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 13:59:52 +0000 Allison Dunne 68159 at http://wamc.org Elected Officials Hear Concerns from Low-Income Residents http://wamc.org/post/elected-officials-hear-concerns-low-income-residents <p>A grassroots group in the Hudson Valley organized a Town Hall Meeting in Poughkeepsie&nbsp;Tuesday evening, to give low-income residents the chance to hear from three elected officials who represent them. The elected officials vowed a lot of support and help, and many in attendance say they are hopeful.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:05:58 +0000 Allison Dunne 58194 at http://wamc.org Elected Officials Hear Concerns from Low-Income Residents