Muste Building Tenants
Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization (AF3IRM) New York/New Jersey is the local chapter of AF3IRM, a transnational, feminist, anti-imperialist organization doing educational work, grassroots organizing and advocacy around social justice issues. Since November 2014, AF3IRM's NY/NJ chapter has shared an office with Granny Peace Brigade, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Metro NY Chapter, and the National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case.
Deep Dish TV (www.deepdishtv.org), a Muste Building tenant since 1990, links independent videomakers and activists with local television access producers in a progressive national satellite network, educating and mobilizing the public through creative TV.
Global Revolution TV (globalrevolution.tv) provides live streaming video coverage and content from the Global Revolution. Through GRTV, independent journalists on the ground broadcast news from the protest movement that began in Tunisia and Egypt, took shape as "Occupy Wall Street" in New York City, and is quickly spreading around the world. Global Revolution TV became a tenant at the Muste Building in October 2011.
Granny Peace Brigade (www.grannypeacebrigade.org) uses creative tactics to educate the public about the threat and cost of war. The Grannies share an office with AF3IRM NY/NJ, WILPF-NY Metro, and the National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case.
Met Council on Housing (www.metcouncil.net/) is a citywide organization fighting for the rights of tenants since 1952. Met Council moved into the Muste Building in 2001.
National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case (www.ncrrc.org) carries out research into the 1951 Rosenberg trial and disseminates information about judicial misconduct and constitutional rights in the courtroom. NCRRC shares an office with WILPF-NY Metro and Granny Peace Brigade.
New York City Organizing Project (NYCORG) of New York State United Teachers (www.nysut.org) organizes new union locals, mostly in the private sector and primarily in higher education and other educational non-profits. As of December 2011, NYCORG is the Muste Building's newest tenant.
New York State Youth Leadership Council (www.nysylc.org) is a statewide undocumented-youth-led organization that works on improving access to higher education and creating equal opportunity for immigrant youth and children of immigrants, regardless of immigration status, through leadership development, organizing and advocacy. NYSYLC moved into the Muste Building in November 2011.
Paper Tiger TV (www.papertiger.org), a volunteer video collective founded in 1981 to challenge and expose the corporate control of mainstream media, has been a Muste Institute tenant since 1986.
Socialist Party USA (socialistparty-usa.net), founded in 1901 and a Muste Institute tenant since 1998, carries out educational work and organizing geared toward building a radical democracy that places people's lives under their own control.
War Resisters League (www.warresisters.org), founded in 1923, seeks to end war and injustice through nonviolent education and action. The League bought 339 Lafayette Street in 1969 from the original owner and sold it to the Muste Institute in 1978.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Metro NY Chapter (www.wilpfnymetro.org), founded in April 1915, works for world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice and an end to all forms of violence. A Muste Building tenant since 1990, WILPF-NY Metro shares its small office with Granny Peace Brigade, AF3IRM-NY/NJ and the National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case.
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