Health Department Finds LBGTQ Kids At Greater Risk Of Depression And Leaving Home

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief which found that New York City public high school students who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or questioning (LGBTQ) are Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Other Council Members Hail Growth Of Latino Population

On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, the Census estimated that the share of Latinos from Harlem to Hollis living in New York City had grown to comprise 29% of all inhabitants. Become Continue Reading →

Uptowns Rodriguez, Mayor de Blasio And Others Announces Subway Outreach Against Discrimination

The NYC Commission on Human Rights announces today a series of actions to provide New Yorkers with tools to report incidents of discrimination and harassment, as well as information for Continue Reading →

Health Department Calls On FDA To End Blood Donations Restriction On Men Who Have Sex With Men

Mayor De Blasio’s The Health Department today announced it has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change its blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex Continue Reading →

NY City Council Funds Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Initiative

The New York City Council led by Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has allocated $200,000 under the End the Epidemic budget to fund Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens And Other Electeds Introduce “Right To Record Act”

On July 14, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Contracts, held a press conference to announce the introduction of the “Right to Record Continue Reading →