Girl Scouts Of Greater NY Troop 6000 Serving More Girls And Women From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration today announced that Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first of its kind Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving girls and women in the shelter system as they get back on their feet. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Statement On Reunification Of Mothers And Their Children

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement on the successful reunification of two mothers, Yeni Gonzalez Garcia and Rosayra Pablo Cruz, with their children today at the Cayuga Center located in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Immigration Crisis ‘Tests Soul Of Our Nation’ Interview With Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat

By Hector Tobar

U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is the first Dominican member of the United States Congress. As part of an exploration of rising political power among Latino Americans, National Geographic interviewed Espaillat about his life and experience. Continue Reading →

EmpoweredNYC Launches Listening Tour And Training Series To Help People With Disabilities

EmpoweredNYC, a new collaboration dedicated to enabling New Yorkers with disabilities to build a stronger financial future for themselves and their families, today announced a citywide listening tour to engage with the disability community about their financial well-being. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Ban On Single-Use Styrofoam Products Beginning In 2019

Mayor de Blasio today announced that the City’s styrofoam ban will go into effect by January 1, 2019, following the dismissal of a lawsuit preventing the implementation of the ban. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez Speaks On Fair Fares Victory For Everyone From Harlem To Hollis

New Yorkers living in poverty and representatives from the broad coalition of legal, labor, human services, economic justice, transit and worker rights organizations supporting half-priced transit fares for the poor gathered at the Fulton Street Station in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

An Invitation To Uptown Community Board 9 “The Artist Circle” In Harlem

The Community Board 9 Arts and Culture committee is pleased to invite all performing and visual artist in Manhattanville, Morningside Heights and Hamilton Heights to “The Artist Circle” which will take place on June 16th.

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City Youth Employment Programs To Reach 109,000 Youth From Harlem To Hollis

NY Daily News reports that City-backed workforce development programs will employ more than 109,000 young people this fiscal year, de Blasio administration officials said Thursday. Continue Reading →

New “Affordability Index” Monitors Escalating Affordability Crisis From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Comptrollertoday released a new first-of-its-kind tool for examining how the City’s mounting affordability crisis strains the everyday lives of representative New Yorkers.

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Uptown Rep Rodriguez Honors Local Students Who’s First In Their Families To Attend College

On Wednesday, June 6th, at 3:30pm, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will join Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC (BBBS of NYC) for a special ceremony to recognize four high school seniors in his district who will be the first in their families to attend college this fall. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Why I Fight For Protecting Immigrant Students And The Future Of The Nation

By Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat

We recently recognized the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which ruled that separate meant unequal, ruling against segregation for the first time since reconstruction. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Celebrates First Citywide Student Voter Registration Day

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined high school seniors at the Manhattan Hunter Science High School today for New York City’s first-ever citywide, which aims to help register all eligible students who are currently 18 years old or will turn 18 by November 6, 2018. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Leads Nationwide Weekend For Mental Health With Faith And Community Leaders

New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray will speak at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, May 20 as over 2,000 of houses of worship and community groups across the nation address mental health and addiction in their communities between May 18-20. Continue Reading →