Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the award of a $1.475 million grant to Urban Resource Institute (URI), a leading provider of domestic violence programs and services Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1313-A that expands paid leave to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking survivors.
When deciding whether or not to flee an abusive relationship, 48 percent of women choose not to leave out of fear of what may happen to their pets, according to Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of three new members to the Board of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), including one current public housing resident.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced for the first time in New York City’s history that all students will have Continue Reading →
This past weekend, Nelson Mandela’s four official legacy organizations, were joined by the global community to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth and the 25th anniversary of South Africa’s Continue Reading →
Beginning in September 2017, WE ACT for Environmental Justice organized a growing coalition of more than 40 local community groups, New York City departments and agencies, and elected officials
Mayor de Blasio today announced New York City’s Green New Deal, a bold and audacious plan to attack global warming on all fronts.
A coalition of more than 100 organizations across New York State issued a new report today, Safeguarding the Integrity of Our Courts; The Impact of ICE Courthouse Operations in New Continue Reading →