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All-Member meeting January 28th at PS1!
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January 2017 Updates

Saturday January 28th! First All-Member Meeting of 2017!

3:00-5:30pm 
22-25 Jackson Ave. at the corner of 46th Ave.
Queens, NY, 11101
(Look for the geodesic dome in the courtyard)

Please RSVP HERE to ensure smooth entry!

We're very excited for the opportunity to hold our upcoming meeting at PS1! On the agenda: Update from your Steering Committee, review of our adopted bylaws, and a presentation on a potential first collaboration project by Nat Roe, Executive Director, Flux Factory, LIC. More info HERE!

Come 10 minutes early or stay 10 minutes late to join or to pay your $10 member fee if you signed up online. Volunteer to help with member sign-up and sign-in! Email steering@nycreic.com with JAN MEETING HELP in the subject line.

We Have Adopted By-Laws!

The NY State Department of State has issued us our certificate of incorporation for the Not-For-Profit Corporation that houses our cooperative. The Founding Board decided, after discussing with our lawyers at the Fordham’s Community Economic Development Clinic, to go ahead and adopt the initial set of Bylaws to ensure that we are bound by rules that we’ve designed for ourselves (we would otherwise have to be bound by default rules contained in New York State laws). However, as we will explain at the January 28 meeting, from now on you the membership are in charge of the rules of the cooperative, and any amendment to them must be approved by members at a properly called meeting. Full Report HERE.

Get Involved!
Donate for the future of NYC!

We have almost completed our 2-year incubation period! Help us get there: make a tax-deductible donation to the NYC REIC, help us find and apply for suitable grants, or donate your pro-bono professional services in real estate, finance, accounting, web design, graphic design, development, facilitation, law, or something else.Your donation will support the creation of a new infrastructure for social investment in the places that make NYC livable and great! Please email steering@nycreic.com to donate labor, or write a check to the New York City Real Estate Investment Cooperative and send it to:
New York City REIC 
596 Acres
540 President Street, #2E
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Upcoming Events
Check Our Calendar

Save the DATE! All-Member Meeting January 28th!
3:00-5:30pm

 
Please help us build momentum for 2017! 

RSVP HERE to find out more, and to ensure smooth entry into PS1.
Committee Updates!

Steering Committee
Now that we have moved into a brave new year, we are shifting gears and starting to focus on building the limited liability company (LLC) that will invest in projects for us (we are currently in talks with some potential existing project collaborations), and a framework to guide how we approach the communities and the proponents of future projects! READ MORE!

REIC University
Please keep an eye out for an upcoming screening event!
REIC U is the committee of the REIC that creates educational programming for our membership and the public. We are planning a joint meeting with CORB in late January / early February. READ MORE!


CORB: Community Outreach & Relationship Building
The former PBIG: Public Buildings Inventory Group seeks new members with great community organizing skills. We are looking for those who can help us build our community engagement model and educate the membership in best practices in how to reach out to communities and work together with them, in a horizontal, democratic, grassroots way. READ MORE!

Arts & Media
We are working with Roy Rub and Seth Labenz of Topos Graphics (thank you so much! for doing this pro bono for the REIC!) on phase two of a new graphic identity for the REIC. We are hoping we can present some alternative versions for review at the All-Member Meeting - and that you can give us your feedback! READ MORE!

 

Become a Member

There are 4 requirements for active membership in NYC REIC:

  1. Reading and signing the member agreement;
  2. Contributing a membership fee of $10;
  3. Attending a quarterly All-Member NYC REIC meeting (next chance: June 28, 2016!);
  4. Endeavoring to conduct membership in accordance with the principles of cooperation.
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