NY State Joins Anti-Segregation Lawsuit Against Donald Trump Administrations HUD

Curb reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to include New York State in a lawsuit filed against the federal government for its failure to enforce the Fair Housing Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Trump Administration Decision To End DACA

Following the decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez released the following statement: The Harlem Love connection:

Over A Half-Million Public Comments From Harlem To Hollywood Opposing Trump Contraceptive Ruling

In a massive public comment submission effort, the Center for Reproductive Rights, along with more than a dozen leading reproductive and civil rights organizations, members of Congress, and allies. The Continue Reading →

Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On President Trumps Decisions To Decertify Iran Deal

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal: The Harlem Love connection:

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat On Steve Bannon’s Removal By Donald Trump

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in response to Steve Bannon’s removal from the White House and his role as Chief Strategist in the Trump Administration: The Harlem Continue Reading →

Trump’s Budget Takes A ‘Meat Axe’ To Affordable Housing Budget From Harlem To Hollis

Still grappling with the implications of record cuts to federal public housing funding for 2017, NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye joined Senator Chuck Schumer outside the Elliot Houses in Chelsea on Continue Reading →

Charges Dropped Against Trump Tower Protesters Al Sharpton’s Daughter

More than a dozen people arrested during two protests outside Trump Tower — including ​the ​Rev. Al Sharpton’s daughter and Eric Garner’s mom — were told Monday that their cases Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: How The Proposed “Trumpcare” May Affect Medicare

By Richard Robinson The answer to the question “How Might Trumpcare Affect Medicare?” appears to depend on who is weighing in and the possible impact it will have for American Continue Reading →

Harlem Elected Mark Levine And Others Hold Trump Tower For Climate Change Teach-In

Invoking a decades-old legal requirement for public access at Trump Tower, dozens of New Yorkers and Harlem’ City Councilman Mark Levine convened inside the skyscraper  today for a climate change Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat To Skip Trump’s Inauguration

Harlem Congress person Adriano Espaillat has represented New York’s 13th Congressional Distrcit for only a few weeks, but has already become one of Congress’ most vocal critics of President-elect Donald Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Reps Adriano Espaillat, Lofgren And Grijalva Lead Against DHS Public Charge Rule (Spanish)

Today, Reps. Adriano Espaillat, Zoe Lofgren , and Raúl M. Grijalva lead more than 80 Members of Congress in a letter sent to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Continue Reading →

HUD Plans To Impose Work Requirement And Spike Rents From Harlem To Hollywood

About half of the 4.7 million low-income Americans who receive federal assistance to help them afford housing would get a rent increase and many would be subject to work requirements Continue Reading →