Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist and activist—a little early—on Saturday, February 4, 2017, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte’s friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley.
As momentum builds for criminal justice reform in New York State, State Senator Brian A. Benjamin, Assemblyman Walter Mosley, and a unique coalition of New York community groups.
Today, a coalition of New York State Assembly Members unveiled groundbreaking legislation that not only will fund MTA capital needs but will create a $4.5 billion Transit Gap Investment Fund (TGIF) to expand public transit and improve accessibility for millions of New Yorkers, particularly those who live in so-called “transit deserts.”
Grab your tea, sit down and listen to Andy Zee. Andy Zee was a Village Voice photographer who has transitioned into the spokesperson for Revolution Books.
Earlier this week Harlem Senator Brian Benjamin sent a statement to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo regarding parolees, here’s Senators Benjamin’s statement and letter.
The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) today released its 2019 Environmental Scorecard, reflecting how State Legislators acted on important environmental issues.
The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and the Department of Social Services (DSS) today announced that the IDNYC program will launch an online renewal portal for New Yorkers who enrolled in the program in 2015.
In advance of the upcoming third season of the hit FX drama “Snowfall,” the cast and showrunner hit the road beginning last week to engage with audiences in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Chicago and New York.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced that the City will adopt the vast majority of the preliminary recommendations made by the School Diversity Advisory Group (SDAG).
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the formation of an advisory group for the administration’s Better Buses Action Plan to increase bus speeds by 25% across the five boroughs by the end of 2020.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City has made progress towards an agreement for the acquisition and conversion of nearly 500 cluster units across 17 buildings into permanent affordable housing for over 1,000 New Yorkers in need.
The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) has announced the release of its 2018 Environmental Scorecard, reflecting how State Legislators acted on important environmental and public health issues.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT and HRA today announced that Citi Bike would become more accessible to New Yorkers, by expanding Citi Bike’s $5 per month membership.
First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, Citywide Director of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs), today announced the launch of the Contract Financing Loan Fund, allowing M/WBEs to apply for low-interest contract financing loans of up to $500,000 for M/WBEs.
Chancellor Fariña today released the 2015-16 Annual Arts in Schools Report, highlighting a record 11 year-high in the number of certified arts teachers, as well a substantial increase in arts programming for English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities.