Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Announce Continued Free IDNYC Card

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today that IDNYC – New York City’s official, government-issued identification card – continues to be free for New Yorkers in Continue Reading →

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Retail Diversity Plan From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Land Use Committee Chair David Greenfield, Small Business Committee Chair Robert Cornegy and Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Chair Donovan Richards released the Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And The City Council Announce Anti-Bullying Hearing

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Education Committee Chair Daniel Dromm and the New York City Council announced the Council will hold an oversight hearing to examine the effectiveness and implementation of Continue Reading →

Joint Press Conference With Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds ON Hurricane Maria

Joint press conference with Harlem city council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill de Blasio, and many other electeds on Hurricane Maria:

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Remarks DACA Press Conference (Video)

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito remarked: “For me it’s very hard to maintain my composure when we see the level of cruelty and inhumanity that consistently is being inflicted by this Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Rally To Remove Offensive Statue

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and community leaders today rallied outside Central Park to demand the New York City Parks Department remove a patently offensive statue.

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Remarks At The MTA Oversight Hearing (Video)

The [easyazon_link identifier=”1628872764″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]New York City[/easyazon_link] subway serves 6 million riders on a daily basis. In the past few months, the system has experienced numerous power failures, equipment malfunctions, Continue Reading →

Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Celebrate Increase Of Summer Youth Employment Program

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (right), joined by Finance Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland and Council Members Elizabeth Crowley and Antonio Reynoso, alongside GRYC President Bob Monahan, visited the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council (GRYC) at Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito And Elizabeth Crowley Celebrate Support For NY’s Bravest

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (right) joined Fire and Criminal Justice Services Chair Elizabeth Crowley to celebrate $4 million in expense funding through the Fiscal Year 2018 budget to uniform all Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Remarks For Joint Public Hearing Of Committee

By Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito The recent attempt by ICE to arrest a woman in Human Trafficking Court confirmed our worst suspicions about ICE’s intentions.

Immigrant Rights Coalition Praises Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

A coalition of immigrant rights, community based organizations and leaders will gather on Friday morning to praise NYC Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s recent decision to bolster pro-family policies in how the Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Successor Slammed For Also Supporting Puerto Rican Day Parade

The fallout over the Puerto Rican Day Parade committee’s decision to honor a convicted terrorist is now haunting Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s handpicked candidate to succeed her in the City Continue Reading →

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 →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Support Of “Ready To Rent” Program

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer and New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito At East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center

By Rudy Collins On, April 4th, 2017, Melissa Mark-Viverito was at the kick off for the opening of the East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center, located at 158 East 115th Continue Reading →

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce ICE And NYC Schools

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Bill de Blaso, Carmen Farina, and others talk about the Council policy that states clearly and unambiguously–ICE can’t come in without a warrant signed Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito To Deliver State Of The City Address

On Thursday, February 16th, Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will deliver her third and final State of the City address, “Who We Are,” at the Kings Theatre Continue Reading →