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.
Women’s History of the Village
Even before Greenwich Village became known as the center of American Bohemianism, extraordinary women have been making their mark here with art, activism and unconventional living. This tour covers an area that played a vital role in creating the legacy of feminism we continue today.
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.
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.
Lady Liberty and the Fight for True Democracy
When Lady Liberty was unveiled in New York harbor in 1886, its debut was supposed to highlight American freedom. But the suffragists of the day used it to highlight American reality, protesting their exclusion from the promises granted by the Bill of Rights. Since then, the statue has been used as a podium for disenfranchised groups of all stripes, highlighting American hypocrisy and calling for justice for all.
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.