Oral History Archive

Filtering by community activism back to all
Abby Jordan
Growing up Latina in Brighton Beach with a special connection to nature and the ocean
Karen Dawn Blondel
Environmental justice organizer who was born in Coney Island and raised here in the 1960s and '70s
Mathylde Frontus
On growing up in Coney Island and founding the nonprofit Urban Neighborhood Services
Grace Lo
Homeowner and community activist in Coney Island's West End for almost 30 years
Shirley Aikens
Community activist and president of the Carey Gardens Tenants Association
April Leong
Founder and principal of Coney Island's Liberation Diploma Plus High School
Ted Enoch
Partnerships for Parks' Catalyst community specialist on waterfront parks along Coney Island Creek
Georganna Deas
Coney Island resident Georganna Deas has spent forty years advocating for a better Coney Island
Ronald Stewart
Community activist and resident of Coney Island for 50 years
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist