THE COVID CRISIS: Mayor de Blasio, And NYPD Prepare To Enforce New COVID-29 Guidelines From Harlem Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today updated New Yorkers on the City’s response to COVID-19. Effective today, Sunday, March 22, at 8:00 PM the City will enforce the closure of all non-essential Continue Reading →

NYC Launches Two Civic Tech Competitions To Strengthen Tenant Protection Rights And Mental Health Access In Upper Manhattan

The Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO) and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) together with City agencies and the communities of Inwood and Washington Heights Continue Reading →

Harlem Residents Say ‘No, No And Ol No’, To Olnick Alternative Lenox Terrace Proposal

Faced with a looming City Council rejection, the Harlem developer behind the embattled Lenox Terrace redevelopment has unveiled an alternative plan to dramatically alter the apartment complex’s footprint—only this time Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Expanding Survivor Benefits And Strengthening Lead Laws

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1785 to expand healthcare benefits to surviving family members of City employees who die in the line of duty or who die from Continue Reading →

Disrupting Racial And Ethnic Disparities 2.0, NYers Of Color Face Inequalities From Harlem To Hollis

Older New Yorkers of color are more threatened by gentrification, more likely to skip prescription medications because of cost, more burdened by utility bills, and more financially squeezed by the Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez, Mayor de Blasio And Others Celebrates Anniversary Of The IDNYC Program

The de Blasio Administration today celebrated the fifth anniversary of its hallmark IDNYC program with the announcement of adding braille embossing, a new partnership with Costco, new local benefits, and Continue Reading →