Social Justice Tours engages New Yorkers in critical dialogue by exposing injustice and highlighting inequality in an effort to encourage thought and inspire action.
Environmental Justice in Gowanus
One of the most polluted waterways in North America, the Gowanus Canal, is an emerging center for real estate investments in New York City. Learn about the gentrification and environmental remediation within this community on this tour led by a Gowanus resident and community organizer.
Trump has created alter egos…
to get his way with the press and
political machines of New York City.
Prior to his presidency, Trump was a real estate developer who massively changed the face and built environment of New York City. Learn how he helped push this city into one that caters to billionaires and how the government and other agencies supported his rise.
NYC had the second most active slave port in the US.
Right behind Charleston, South Carolina.
People's History of Lower Manhattan
Walking around Lower Manhattan, you wouldn't necessarily know it's the site of massacres, genocides and slavery. Nor would the histories of financial corruption and Islamophobia jump out at you—unless you knew what to look for...
Gentrification in Downtown Brooklyn
Take a tour highlighting the development that has recreated downtown Brooklyn. We'll go into political conversations around new affordable housing and the use of eminent domain at Atlantic Yards in the construction of the Barclays Center.
Yes, in My Backyard!
Pundits and politicians have long tried to pit environmentalists against workers, but creating sustainable waterfront industries can fight gentrification, job loss and climate change at the same time. Read on to find out how Brooklyn waterfront neighborhoods are leading the fight for sustainable industry.
Watch as we expose Trump on tour with NowThis.
Prior to his presidency, Trump was a real estate developer who massively changed the face and built environment of New York City. Learn more about his history, how he helped push this city into one that caters to billionaires, and how the government and other agencies supported his rise.