Renters rights

““The goal in Allentown is to educate renters about their rights, and to continue to advocate for better rental conditions as well as push for action to be taken against absentee landlords and slumlords who are exploiting renters.”

Preserving Allentown’s past

The complicated journey to get funding for restoration of the historic Americus Hotel property located in the heart of the city’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone.

Living in Allentown: Sherri Brokopp Binder

“For us, the most important thing is for people to feel safe, for people to feel supported and connected because it’s through those relationships that they can start to heal. We all have things we need to heal from.”

Living in Allentown: Missy Wise

“We are all in the same community. So, I think bringing awareness to what we’re doing, bringing awareness to what is trauma and how impactful trauma is, how important relationships can be, and just giving people dignity and respect.”

Living in Allentown: Andrene Brown

I lived in New York City for most of my life after coming to the United States from Jamaica. I moved to Allentown in order to be closer to my dad. I instantly fell in love with the city and it was a nice change in pace from where I came from.