Sheridan Lands / Community Visions

The Sheridan Lands/Community Visions Sessions are a series of meetings with fellow community leaders to envision new, productive uses for the 28 acres of land occupied by the Sheridan Expressway. Draft Documents from the Visioning Sessions: Draft Principles for the Redevelopment of the Sheridan Lands Circulation and Transportation Map Housing on the Sheridan Footprint Proposed …

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SBRWA’s Member Organizations

SBRWA Community-Based Member Organizations Mothers on the Move (MOM) organizes residents of the South Bronx community around housing, education, and environmental justice issues. Since our founding in 1992, over 1,000 residents have become involved in various MOM campaigns to fight for change. We organize in the neighborhoods of Hunts Point, Sound View, West Farms, Morrisania, …

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Our Community SBRWA

SBRWA addresses environmental injustices in the South Bronx neighborhoods along the southernmost reaches of the Bronx River watershed, which is home to over 300,000 people. More than 90% of residents in this region are Latino or African American, and almost 50% live below the poverty line. Unemployment has reached 27% in some areas. When local …

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