NY State Legislature Passes Hoyman/Fahy Bill Prohibiting PFAS Chemicals In Food Packaging

Today, the New York State Legislature passed legislation (S.8817/A.4739-C) sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Patricia Fahy that will ban the use of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS) in food packaging. Continue Reading →

NYC Missed A Chance To Invest In Businesses Owners Of Color And Women

To understand the frustration of people of color and women from Harlem to Hollis, consider the $3.4 billion in contracts the city recently awarded businesses in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading →

Awesomeness Kicks Off What It’s Like A Gen Z Limited Series Talking Important Issues

ViacomCBS Gen Z media brand Awesomeness kicks off What It’s Like, a new five-part series on YouTube and IGTV that addresses timely topics leading up to this year’s presidential election. Continue Reading →

Black Lives Matter Harlem Street Mural Announces Reveal Date Change And Funding Clarification

The Black Lives Matter Harlem Street Mural project kicked off on Friday, July 3, with a full presentation of speakers including Rev. Al Sharpton, Attorney General Letitia James, State Senator Brian Benjamin, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Mayor Bill DeBlasio, among others. Continue Reading →