Archive for February, 2016

Jay Small, Organizer and Agitator: 1945-2016

February 15, 2016 | Alumni

From the early 1980s through the ’90s, there weren’t many New York City protests involving community justice issues where you couldn’t spot – or more likely, hear – Jay Small. A community organizer from Brooklyn with a talent for picket line chants, Small worked as an organizer at Brooklyn housing groups before being named executive director of the citywide neighborhood organization, the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, in 1992.

Arnold Greenberg, Whose Manhattan Bookstore Fostered Wanderlust, Dies at 83

February 1, 2016 | Alumni

On the corner of 35th Street and Madison Avenue in Manhattan, in a small shop filled with shelves of books containing photographs and stories meant to entice readers to exotic locales, Arnold Greenberg found a place where his passions intersected.