The Partnership’s mission is to enhance the unique and diverse character of the Lower East Side by improving overall quality of life and supporting the continued growth and vitality of the local economy.

What We Do

We provide services to our members ranging from neighborhood event inclusion to emergency service grants.

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Our Team

Tim Laughlin


Martin Schmid

Economic & Community Development Lead

Nina LoSchiavo

Creative Lead

Nick Barbaria

Design & Production Coordinator

Laura Carlson

Production & Planning Lead

Lauren Margolis

Essex Market Programs & Engagement Manager

Ayana Hosten

Public Art Coordinator, 100 Gates Project

Dominique Green

Finance Coordinator

Patrick Laske

Social Media & Community Engagement Coordinator