There is no denying that development, speculation and rising costs are pushing people out of Union Square and that’s not right! Union United has been fighting for a Community Benefits Agreement to help stop displacement, give the community a real voice, and ensure that developers like US2 reinvest their profits back into the neighborhood. US2… Read More

Please join Union United to help decide what to ask the developers for in the Community Benefits Agreement in Union Sq. When: Sat. 2/25 10am-1pm Where: CAAS Headstart – Allen St. Development, speculation and raising costs are pushing people and small businesses out of Union Sq. and that’s not right! For two years, Union United… Read More

Hope you are having a good start to the week! One of our members, Alex Ezorsky, created a short animated video that explains why we need a community benefits agreement in Union Square. It’s pretty awesome and hopefully it will help educate our friends and neighbors about Union United. Check it out on our Facebook… Read More

On February 4, the city will be hosting a Union Square Neighborhood Plan meeting at 6:00pm at Argenziano School. Union United is working to reschedule our regular coalition meeting (stay tuned!), but we will still gather together at 5:30pm at St. Joseph’s church on Thursday, February 4 for a quick huddle before walking the few… Read More

What is the community’s role in shaping development? To help answer this question, we hosted a discussion on ways to ensure that we have a real voice in the outcome of the future of our neighborhood. John Goldstein, a national expert in community benefits agreements, discussed his experiences with CBAs involving community coalitions, developers, and… Read More