David Brand

David F. Brand is a Brooklyn-based writer and social worker. He runs preventive health programs for low-income New Yorkers throughout the city.

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Inside the Global Network of Portugal's Soccer Superfans

Casas do Benfica aren’t just gathering spaces to cheer on a wildly popular football club. In cities everywhere, they’re support networks for the Portuguese-speaking diaspora.

Can Andrew Cuomo Really Deliver On His Housing Promises?

An advocacy group estimates that frozen funding has resulted in the lost production of 1,000 affordable housing units per month since April 2016.