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El Barrio Operation Fightback

413 East 120 Street Room 403
New York, NY 10035
Telephone: 212-410-7900 Fax: 212-410-7997
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Operation Fightback began in 1983 when a group of East Harlem residents decided to take action against drug dealing in their building. After a long court battle the tenants prevailed, and today their building is a low income co-op owned by the tenants. During the mid 1980s, most of the organization’s housing efforts focused on tenants rights, tenant organizing, building crisis intervention, and housing advocacy.

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