Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Corporation Counsel James E. Johnson today joined a coalition of 24 Attorneys General in urging Congress to block the Trump administration’s attempts to cut vital food assistance for millions of Americans.
Kevin Bacon and his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, are giving back this Thanksgiving season in Harlem. People magazine reported the couple joined other volunteers at a food bank in New York, NY on Saturday to prepare over 1,000 holiday meals for people living in high-need communities.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced that the city will begin serving healthier meals to New Yorkers.
Today, the Senate Majority will pass its one-house budget resolution that delivers emergency aid to help New York recover from the COVID-19 pandemic from Harlem to the Hudson.
Millions of Americans who applied for Unemployment Insurance (UI) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, during the pandemic have faced time-consuming application processes.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, television host and author Rachael Ray, chef Tom Colicchio, and CEO of Hunger Free America Joel Berg today in fighting back against the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to SNAP.
Mayor de Blasio, uptowns Mark Levine and others today announced the results of a preliminary analysis showing that, if enacted, the Trump Administration’s “public charge” proposal could harm up to 475,000 immigrant New Yorkers.