Councilman Diaz Protests Parkchester Shelter

Community Board 9 district manager William Rivera (c) added his voice against a proposed homeless shelter in the residental community.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Community and religious leaders joined Councilman Ruben Diaz, Sr. for for a rally in opposition to a proposed single mens shelter at 2008 Westchester Avenue on Monday, April 29.

The proposed 165-men looking-for-work shelter will be located in close proximity of two schools and a library.

The operator of the proposed shelter would be Samaritan Village.

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