Executive order directs city agencies to end purchasing single-use plastic foodware and replace it with compostable or recyclable alternatives; also directs them to keep a small supply of plastic items Continue Reading →
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced new proposed rules to regulate for-profit schools that are not already regulated by the state.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with NYC Parks, today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a consultant to design two new waterfront parks at Academy Street Continue Reading →
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release “Advances and Setbacks in Turbulent Times: Second Annual Report on the State of Workers’ Rights in NYC” from Continue Reading →
Gymnastics legend and advocate Wendy Hilliard, founder, and CEO of Harlem-based Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), trained at Detroit Recreation Department and went on to become the first African-American to represent the U.S. in international Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of Dr. Oxiris Barbot as Commissioner of the City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced two vendors have signed leases to open the City’s first two drop-off diversion centers, a significant first step towards Continue Reading →
At a news conference today, leaders of NYC Health + Hospitals and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs joined advocacy groups, elected officials, and labor partners in calling on all Continue Reading →
This morning, members of the City Council fanned out from Harlem to Hollis, raising awareness about domestic violence and resources and services available for survivors, as part of NYC Go Continue Reading →
The Health Department launched eVital, a new system for reporting births and deaths in New York City from Harlem to Hollis.