William “Bill” Lynch Jr., July 21, 1941 – August 9, 2013, was a Harlem politician and political consultant, advising politicians from the Democratic Party.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the award of a $1.475 million grant to Urban Resource Institute (URI), a leading provider of domestic violence programs and services in New York City, to plan and implement an abusive partner intervention program (APIP) from Harlem To Houston.
Mayor de Blasio, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., NYCHA’s Gregory Russ, and Union Settlement today announced the re-opening refurbished Washington Houses Community Center in East Harlem.
Today, the Hon. Stephen Antignani of the Supreme Court of the State of New York granted a joint motion to vacate the 1985 conviction of Innocence Project client Rafael Ruiz and entered an order dismissing all charges against him.
On Monday, December 9, 2019, City and State debuted the inaugural Black Power 100 list at a reception celebrating the outstanding achievements of New York’s most influential at Ginny’s Supper Club at the Red Rooster Harlem, NY.
The de Blasio Administration today announced a pilot initiative to support people experiencing unsheltered homelessness on the subway by offering alternative pathways off the streets into transitional and permanent housing.
A day before 1.1 million children return to school, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a public hearing for and signed Intro. 1089, which preserves and expands the use of speed cameras near schools where speeding is prevalent.
Mayor de Blasio today announced the launch of NYC Secure, a pioneering cybersecurity initiative aimed at protecting New Yorkers online.
First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced the launch of New York City’s first-ever, web-based portal, NYCHOPE, dedicated to providing resources to survivors and information to all City residents about how to help someone experiencing domestic violence.
DNA info reports that classmates of a 17-year-old who was shot to death Wednesday night paid tribute to a friend they described as a, “funny, goofy kid.”
The city’s top prosecutors are going to forgive and forget. The district attorneys from Harlem to Hollis, Queens announced this week they are dismissing nearly 700,000 warrants for low-level crimes committed more than 10 years ago.
Mayor de Blasio today announced that by the end of this year, every person in the Department of Correction’s custody will receive re-entry services to help connect them with jobs and opportunities outside of jail, as well as five hours of programming per day during their stay to address vocational, educational, and therapeutic needs.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. and Harlem New York City Council Member Mark Levine hosted a community forum last night in Manhattan Valley to address the recent uptick in reports of hate and bias crimes.
Union Settlement has been selected as one of five New York City organizations to receive a multi-million dollar, multi-year grant from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
As part of efforts to prevent crime and enhance public safety in Manhattan, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for their Saturday Night Lights (SNL) program.