The Choices We Make: Democratizing Development in NYC

July 21, 2016
This short documentary examines the challenges of planning for equitable and inclusive neighborhood growth, through the eyes of community members, advocates, and public officials. The Neighborhoods First Fund supports collaboration among these diverse actors to ensure a planning process that builds a vibrant and just New York City. Contributors to the Neighborhood First Fund include: the New York Foundation, Ford Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Scherman Foundation, the New York Community Trust, Deutsche Bank, Altman Foundation, Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, M&T Bank, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

Directed and produced by Luisa Dantas in collaboration with the
Neighborhoods First Fund; filmed and edited by Meerkat Media