Anthony Verderosa is a longtime resident of the Ingersoll Houses who brings a friendly and familiar face to everyone in the community through his love for helping his neighbors. He has played a significant role in many local activities, from helping build the Whitman community garden, to bringing small businesses and residents to support the annual Peace Fest. He is also a dog lover and a supporter of animal rescue organizations, and enjoys playing basketball and softball with his team in Brooklyn.
Photography by Jonathan Cortizo, a filmmaker who volunteers directing projects for non-profits alongside working in film and network television. www.jonathancortizo.com
Words by Darrell Cheng, Brooklyn community coordinator for Liberty City NYC and manager of non-profit relations for Trellis.