January 18, 2017

When I was younger, I was always interested in woodworking and how furniture is made. So when I came in on Martin Luther King Jr.’s day, I was expecting to be at a desk working on something. However, I was surprised with Yvonne, her mother, her husband, and Rebecca. I...

December 15, 2016

Meet Becky, one of the Tiny House Build members. This is her first time using a miter saw. She's going to build a tiny house/creative studio and sits on the skill building team where she is planning skill building activities with 6 other women to help empower herself a...

December 15, 2016

Women Who Build -Artists Who Own project was featured on NY1. Watch our interview video and Leisha Majtan's post on this project:


Queens Women To Build 'Tiny House'

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/queens/news/2016/11/19/queens-women-to-build--tiny-house-.html


November 28, 2016

Designing a Kids’ house was an adventure for me; I imagine that many people would have a similar feeling as this in the beginning, especially women and girls. I didn’t have experience in designing or building a house before, not even a bird house. However, during the l...

November 21, 2016

Getting the word out about our tiny house collaborative build is very important.  For this reason, Fahima and Darius, RPGA interns, were tasked with talking to over 50 residents in Queens this past October at Socrates Park. In general, residents were extremely positive...

November 21, 2016

16 members attended our first Tiny House Build meet-up!

During this meeting we discussed the guiding principles and established the work groups available. To be part of our collaborative build you must be able to attend our monthly meetings and commit to 6 volunteer hou...

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