Citywide People’s Land Use Alliance

M.A.G.I.C. has united with the with following groups in the Citywide People’s Land Use Alliance

The Movement To Protect The People (MTOPP) In 2014, MTOPP mobilized to protect Crown Heights South and Flatbush from the ravages of gentrification: accelerated out of context development, rising rents and property taxes, the displacement of residents and local businesses and the desecration of Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Park.

Alliance for a Human-scale City is an informal coalition and alliance of community organizations and civic groups concerned with city planning, over-development, supertalls, tenants rights, preservation, parks, and public space management across all five boroughs.

TakeBackNYC is a movement of direct action, dedicated to empowering and protecting the rights of NYC small business owners, their employees and artists across the five boroughs.

Planners Network is the organization of progressive planning. Our members are professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic, and environmental planning in urban and rural areas. We serve as a voice for social, economic, and environmental justice through planning.

Respect Brooklyn

Crown Heights Tenant Union. A coalition of neighbors building tenant power to end the cycle of displacement and rent overcharges. Building by building. Block by block.

Voice of Gowanus is a coalition of community organizations and individual citizens opposed to Mayor De Blasio and Councilmember Brad Lander’s efforts to create an unhealthy environment for current and future residents of Gowanus with their plan to rezone the neighborhood.

ProtectSunsetPark is a coalition of individuals and organizations representing residents, workers, students and small businesses. We are independent from outside groups.

Bed-Stuy Tenants’ Union is a grassroots tenants rights organization based in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. We connect renters with political education, mutual aid networks, and eviction defense teams. #CANCELRENT

Seaport Coalition – Fighting overdevelopment to maintain the History of the “South Street Seaport Historic District”.

The SoHo Alliance is a volunteer community organization founded in 1981. The Alliance is the successor to the SoHo Artists Association, founded in 1968, which legalized loft living in SoHo. In fact, it was at the SAA’s first meeting that the name “SoHo” was adopted and popularized. Our civic activism helped create SoHo and see it flourish.

Northern Manhattan is Not for Sale. Inwood, Washington Heights, Marble Hill, and W. Harlem UNITED for real affordable housing and to fight against the gentrification of our neighborhoods.

Stop Sunnyside Yards is a grassroots, non-partisan neighborhood group in Western Queens that’s fighting for a better quality of life, against displacement, for the protection of small businesses, and for better infrastructure in our communities. We want our tax dollars to go towards benefiting our communities, instead of real estate developers and powerful corporations.

Elizabeth Street Garden Inc is a community lead, volunteer-based not-for-profit organization. We are committed to exploring every option available to preserve and protect the Garden and save our much needed Community green space in Little Italy.

Fight for Sunlight – Brooklyn Botanical Garden
A serious threat from a proposed massive development complex of four buildings, including two 39‑story towers at 960 Franklin Avenue just 150 feet from the Garden. Towers of this size would block hours of sunlight to the for the entire 52-acre Garden site and its community programs.

Village Preservation is a leader in preserving the architectural heritage and cultural history of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo

Cooper Square Committee is one of the oldest community-based housing justice and community development organizations in New York City.