Someone tech savvy must have recently gotten a hold of the New York City Council, which announced this week it will begin curating Kickstarter campaigns aimed at improving the quality of life in New York City’s most in-need areas via a dedicated page, Kickstarter.com/NYC. Focusing on a mixture of projects, including restaurants, urban farms and art installations, the campaign aims to get socially conscious city residents, and those internationally, to contribute a few dollars and help make New York City better for all its residents.
“From East New York to the South Bronx, we’re going to kickstart New York’s low-income communities through our partnership with Kickstarter,” said Speaker Christine C. Quinn in a release. “New Yorkers are still struggling, and we need to do everything we can to give people a leg up.”
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