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Hurricane Sandy Peoples Relief

Activism and Aid for Coney Island's Hurricane Victims

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York
Bill Moyers

Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the Northeast, and more than a week after power returned to Lower Manhattan, many public housing residents in Brooklyn's Coney Island were still without electricity, heat and hot water.

In Coney Island Public Housing, People's Relief and Local Residents Fill Void Left by Government

Daniel Marans | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York
Daniel Marans

The new grassroots organizing group People's Relief and local residents have taken control of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in several Coney Island public housing developments where government agencies' performance has been inadequate.