NYC Children’s Cabinet Launches Generation NYC, A Brand New Digi Platform For Youth

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery today launched Generation NYC, a first-of-its-kind digital platform for New Yorkers ages 13-24. The Harlem Love connection:

Over 700 NYC Kids Boost Literacy And Healthy Living Through Innovative “Book Fair”

On Friday, July 20, over 700 kids took to the field at George Washington Educational Campus in Washington Heights to learn about healthy living through reading, exercising, and eating well Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Launches PUREsoil NYC, Harlem-Based WE ACT And Others Respond

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the launch of PUREsoil NYC, an innovative initiative that recycles clean soil from construction projects in NYC to community uses, where it improves soil Continue Reading →

Environmental & Health Education Comes To Harlem’s Only Gymnastics Camp For NYC Youth

Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), a not-for-profit organization in Harlem that provides free and low-cost quality gymnastics programs for urban youth. The Harlem Love connection:

David Adjaye And Thelma Golden Talk, And More Kicks Off Today At NYCxDESIGN 2018

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today kicked off the start of NYCxDESIGN 2018, New York City’s annual celebration of design. The Harlem Love connection:

De Blasio And Council Member Rodriguez Announce Uptown As Next Location For NYCx

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO), and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (pictured) today announced the next site for NYCx Co-Labs programming Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza Announces Bilingual Education Programs Expansion For Global NYC (Spanish)

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced the opening of 48 new Dual Language (DL) and Transition Bilingual Education (TBE) programs this fall. The Harlem Love connection:

NYC Consortium Joins NIH In launching The All Of Us Research Program From Harlem To Hollis

On May 6, 2018, the National Institutes of Health will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program—a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of Continue Reading →

NYC’s Largest Annual Computer Science College & Career Event Held At The Armory

On Wednesday, more than 2,000 New York City high school students gathered at the 2018 NYC Computer Science Opportunity Fair (CS Fair) at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory to get Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Launches Campaign To Report Harassment From Harlem To Hollis

The NYC Commission on Human Rights today launched a citywide ad campaign to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The Harlem Love connection:

Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs And The City Council Announce NYC Immigrant Information Desk

Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the City Council announced three new in-person resource hubs, called the NYC Immigrant Information Desk, creating central, hyperlocal resources for immigrant New Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs’ Releases Reports On Paid Care Workers In NYC

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled “Lifting up Paid Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio On First-Of-Its Kind Crowdfunding Program For NYC Women Start Ups

On International Women’s Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, New York City Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Helen Rosenthal announced that Continue Reading →

NYCity Officials And NYPL Announce New Inwood library And Affordable Apartments

Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Eric Enderlin, and the New York Public Library (NYPL) announce development plans for Continue Reading →

Met Orchestra Musicians And Uptown NYC Councilmember Helen Rosenthal Perform

Members of the MET Orchestra Musicians today visited The Richard Rodgers School of Arts and Technology, P.S. 166, to perform a “Musical Read-Aloud” — an original score composed to accompany Continue Reading →

NYCEDC, DCLA Seek Partners For Affordable Artist Workspace Initiative

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) today launched two new efforts to build capacity for affordable artist workspace in Continue Reading →

NYC Announces 5,000 More High School Students Participated In Mentorship Programs

To celebrate national mentoring month, Chief Service Officer Paula Gavin and Schools Chancellor Carmen Faria announced that 25,000 high school students and 10,000 mentors participated in programs associated with the Continue Reading →

NYC Files Amicus Brief To Defend Labor Unions Right To Collect Fees From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Corporation Counsel Zachary W. Carter today announced that the City of New York has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Janus Continue Reading →

The Right Cumbo For The New Majority Leader Of The NYC Council From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo was appointed as the first woman of color to serve as Majority Leader of the New York City Council during the Stated Meeting. The Continue Reading →

Clayton Banks, CEO, Silicon Harlem Becomes Member Of Mayors NYCx Technology Leadership Advisory Council

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño, Jr. today announced members of the NYCx Technology Leadership Advisory Council, adding Harlem’s Clayton Banks (pictured above), CEO, of Silicon Continue Reading →