Read the community’s input on economic empowerment and career development

Your LIC brings all Long Island City residents and stakeholders together to collectively develop an inclusive, equitable plan for the future of 28 acres along the neighborhood’s waterfront.

Long Island City has seen tremendous change over the last decade and the opportunity to come together and envision the future is now. The waterfront will reflect your vision for a vibrant community and a place of connection and belonging.
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Great Communities
are Powered
by People

Economic Empowerment
& Career Development

Put LIC to work by creating quality jobs and expanding opportunities for local entrepreneurs, innovators and workers across a range of industries.

Community Resources:
Schools, Recreation & Culture

A growing population calls for community resources, including new public schools, community recreation and convening centers, and arts and culture opportunities.
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Resiliency and
Public Open Space

The opportunity for a connected, public, resilient waterfront is now.
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Comprehensive Neighborhood Planning: Housing, Mobility & Infrastructure

The waterfront is a place for all LIC residents and infrastructure investments must enhance the lives of those in and around it.
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Over the next several weeks, the Long Island City community will get information about how to register to participate on the Your LIC platform, as well as dates for in-person meetings and conversations. Please continue to check back for the upcoming schedule of events and online discussions!