Harlem Fave PA James File Class Action Lawsuit Against NYC And State

Today, Public Advocate Letitia James, along with ten foster children, filed a class action lawsuit against the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the New York State Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis PA James Calls for Tripling Funding To CUNY

Public Advocate Letitia James today released a report recommending that the City increase its contribution to the CUNY budget for child care from $500,000 to $1.53 million to ensure that Continue Reading →

NYCHA State Of Emergency From Harlem To Hollis Could Cost City Hundreds Of Millions

Curbed NY reports that Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially declared a state of emergency on the New York City Housing Authority, calling for the appointment of an independent monitor who will 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. Please Continue Reading →

NYC Announces Veterans An Active Military Service Members Are Protected From Bias

New York City has begun enforcement of a new law that protects current and prior military service members from discrimination, bias, and harassment. Please follow and like us:

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Calls For DOC Commissioner’s Resignation

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Wednesday called on Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte to resign, amid recent controversy around DOC, including related to Ponte’s use of a city car Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Sign Bill Prohibiting Employers From Inquiring About Salary History

In a milestone achievement in the fight for pay equity, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1253 prohibiting all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history. Please Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Other Elected Call For Immediate Fixes To MTA Elevators

Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.” Please follow and like us:

HPD Announces Distressed Properties In 2017 Alternative Enforce From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer announces the 2017 Alternative Enforcement Program list. Please follow and like us:

Rodriguez And Espaillat Other Electeds, Advocates, Residents Call Out Uptown Bad Landlords

Just as Harlem World Magazine posts their Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List, a Landlord at 78 Thayer Avenue has driven his rent regulated tenants out of the Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Rally For Retirement Security For All New Yorkers

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James,  Comptroller Scott Stringer and a broad coalition of business, labor, and other leaders rallied today in support Continue Reading →

Tau Omega In Harlem Celebrates 90 Years

The Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated held its 90th Anniversary  Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Marina Del Rey in Bronx, New York.   Please Continue Reading →

Public Advocate Kicks off Black Gay Pride in Harlem

As gay pride celebrations kick off around the country (June is National Pride Month), Harlem held its own Pride kick-off, Monday night, at Hyacinth’s Haven.  Sponsored by the city’s Public Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →