is a 501(c)(3) community-based organization established in 2010.We seek to empower low- and moderate-income New Yorkers to help themselvesthrough public education, advocacy, research, and direct services.We work to improve the economic security and well-beingof low-income and people of color communities throughout New York State.
NYCOFI Board of Directors
Mark Peters, ChairDorothy Amadi, SecretaryDave Daniel, Treasurer
Deborah AxtRussell CarterRegina CastroHazel DaSentSteven FlaxPhillip GilesElliot Roseboro Andrew WeltmanCarlie Steen, Esq., Executive Director
This paper is dedicated to the memory of Jon Kest,
an organizer’s organizer,
who was the brains and courage behind the progressive movement in New York City.