NYC Honorary Street Names


Chanta Howard Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Hassock Street and Beach Channel Drive
Honoree: Chanta Monique Howard (d. 2019) was president of the Redfern Housing Advisory Board; served as manager of the Stack Angels Dance group; co-founded the Rockaway Female Softball league; and she was a pillar of the NYCHA Redfern Housing commnity. She organized barbeque events and provided free school supplies for students. She also founded the Redfern’s Fallen Angels, an event honoring former residents of Redfern who had lost their lives to gun violence or sickness. She also organized the It Takes a Village to Raise a Child event to honor all the seniors in the development by providing certificates labeled as Redfern Heroes. (Richards)

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