Mayor de Blasio And Taskforce Announce Food Service Programs In Underserved Areas

Today, Mayor de Blasio, Taskforce on Racial Inclusion & Equity co-chairs First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, Deputy Mayor Dr. Raul Perea-Henze, and Executive Director Sideya Sherman Continue Reading →

NYC Joins Multi-state Lawsuit To Stop Trump Administration From Eliminating Food Assistance

New York City today joined a group of 15 Attorneys General in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans.

USDA Announces Program That Lets SNAP Recipients Shop And Pay For Food Online

The USDA announced Thursday that it has officially kicked off a two-year pilot program that allows those who receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits from Harlem to Hollywood to Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Launch Fair Fares Program From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson held a joint appearance Friday afternoon to announce the details of an unprecedented City effort to address poverty.

Harlem Rep Espaillat Condemns Trump’s Proposal To Undermine Nutrition Benefits For Immigrant Families

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed rule to redefine public charge, which would be harmful to hardworking immigrant families at the Continue Reading →