Truthiness: How Hard Can the Windbags Blow?

Posted by Sonya Landau | December 23, 2015 | Under Blog, Brooklyn, Campaign, Cause Campaign, Communications, Education, Language, Law, LCG Blog, Legal, NYC, Politics, PR, Science, Vocabulary, Words, Writing

Truth, Fact, Interpretation, Misdirection – In An Age of Liars, We Need A Decoder Ring Think about this: we know the difference between truth and lies. Presumably, we form our opinions from the information given to us. Certainly, this ought … Continued

Women on Money…No, Really, Women ON Money

Posted by Linda Gross | March 25, 2015 | Under LCG Blog

I have to admit that it was something I had not noticed until it was pointed out; there are no women on US paper money.  There’s Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea on $1 coins, but when was the last time … Continued

If It’s Capitalism, Why Not Teach Financial Literacy?

Posted by Linda Gross | August 21, 2014 | Under LCG Blog

Photo from Google Image Search, courtesy of World Financial Group Even though I am the president of this pr firm, I will admit that, before opening LCG Communications, I had little practical knowledge about the actual business side of running … Continued

Affordable Housing at Atlantic Yards in the News!

Posted by Sonya Landau | August 13, 2014 | Under Latest Client News, News Updates

The issue of affordable housing has been popping up everywhere in the news lately. We couldn’t be more delighted to announce that our clients, members of BrooklynSpeaks, were just featured in two great TV interviews about the recent deal struck … Continued

Latest Client News July 24, 2014: Great News on Affordable Housing

Posted by Sonya Landau | July 24, 2014 | Under Latest Client News

Here’s our latest news of victory: culminating an 11 year struggle, and following weeks of intense negotiations, our clients — BrooklynSpeaks sponsor organizations and local residents recently announced they have reached a landmark settlement about affordable housing with Forest City … Continued

When Will They Learn? How Big Development Projects Get Green Lighted Even Over Community Opposition

Posted by Linda Gross | March 31, 2014 | Under LCG Blog

I was meeting with a client the other day, and we were bemoaning – yet again – another mega development project that did not deliver on promises made to the community. As far as I’m concerned, it’s same stuff, different … Continued

Latest Client News – Week of February 10, 2014

Posted by Linda Gross | February 14, 2014 | Under Latest Client News

Black History Month continues, and we are happy to note that Barbara Winslow’s new biography of Shirley Chisholm is quickly gaining recognition. The book, Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change, is the first in over 40 years, and the only one … Continued

Latest Client News – Week of February 3, 2014

Posted by Linda Gross | February 7, 2014 | Under Latest Client News

It’s Black History Month, and we are happy to note that Barbara Winslow’s new biography of Shirley Chisholm is gaining recognition. The book, Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change, is the first in over 40 years, and the only one to … Continued

A New Year – and a New Era in NYC?

Posted by Linda Gross | January 16, 2014 | Under LCG Blog

Happy New Year to all.  As ever, we hope it will be a good one. We started out the year here by getting the court’s answer to the question, “if it looks like a park, acts like a park and … Continued

Week of November 4, 2013

Posted by Linda Gross | November 6, 2013 | Under Latest Client News

Our top stories this week involve NHS and its efforts to honor the past while paving the future for Superstorm Sandy survivors, and Professor Barbara Winslow’s upcoming book. The anniversary of Superstorm Sandy was last week, and Neighborhood Housing Services … Continued