“A place where everyone supports each other, that is a community.”
Southside United (SU), a local Brooklyn organization, offers sustainable housing and social services to create rehabilitation opportunities for Williamsburg residents. Assisting and assuring Brooklyn residents of their housing rights, responsibilities in civic engagements, and city-wide resources in their individual cases. In fact, SU developed three departments, each to engage and resolve different community issues: those being the Real Estate Development Department to acquire and develop housing units for the benefit of local residents, the Tenant and Community Organizing Department to resolve and assist in housing issues, and the Social Services Department which supportive counseling and advocacy for current and former residents.
Funding from these departments come in part from the SU Annual Fundraiser Reception to maintain and finance the undertaking of the three departments. A firm believer in the power of communal support and improvement programs, Gina Argento, Broadway Stages President, wishes to continue to offer Brooklynites the opportunity access to the incredible services of SU. In fact, Gina expressed her gratitude to SU’s amazing commitment to Brooklyn by donating to the fundraiser to support SU achieve even more for Williamsburg. Helping the Brooklyn community is just another day for Gina!