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HONORING
OUR HISTORY,
ENDURANCE,
RESILIENCE

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1952:  Founded by Lucille Bulger and Women of 159th Street
– All Volunteer Organization
– Education and Community Beautification

1970s:  Created the...
– Affordable Housing Development Program
– The Family Planning Clinic

1990s:  – Lucile Bulger Retires, Yvonne Stennett becomes new Executive Director
– Built First Supportive
Housing Project
– Opened After School
Program at PS4
– Launched work with
Small Business Development
– Lead Community in actively fighting against police brutality

2010s:  Total units of housing built was 2500 Units

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1960s:  The first...
– Funding from NYC Anti-Poverty Program
– Community Health Fair
– Police Athletic League Play Street

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1980s:  The opening of the...
– Food Pantry
– Substance Abuse Hotline
– Youth Anti Drug Programs

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2000s:  – Opened Community  Health Academy of the Heights
– Opened Technology and Work Force Development Center
– First Annual Gala
– Total units of housing built from 2010 - 2020 was 2500 Units

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2022:  – Over 200,000 Food Packages served during the early days of the Pandemic
– 3,000 Units of Affordable Housing
– Over 700 students in Educational Programs
– 1300 Graduates of Work Force Development
– 3000 Attendees at 3 Open Streets (Summer, ‘21)
– Construction began on new Inwood Library
– Became lead social services provider for 1700 units of NYCHA housing
– Worked with over 2300 business during COVID

70TH ANNIVERSARY
EVENTS.

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Open Streets

July 5th to August 19th, Monday thru Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm  
159th Street between Amsterdam and Broadway
164th Street between Amsterdam and Edgecombe
Academy Street between Broadway and Vermilyea


Annual Health Fair and Block Party

August 17th, 9:00am – 5:00pm

159th Street between Amsterdam and Broadway

Annual Gala

October 27, 2022, 6:30pm at the Columbia University Low Library

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS


For more information and questions about CLOTH’s 70th Anniversary Celebrations,

Please email:  Events@cloth159.org

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We would love to have you as one of the sponsors of our 70th Anniversary Gala.