Harlem’s Union Settlement Poll Shows Biden Is Top Democratic Choice For East Harlem Residents

Democratic voters in East Harlem, one of the country’s most diverse and economically challenged communities, picked Joe Biden as their first choice for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, in a poll released today. Continue Reading →

New Legislation Mandates Online Database Of Vacant Storefronts And Tracking Of All Commercial Spaces From Harlem To Hollis

Uptown Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation which mandates the tracking of commercial storefronts across New York City, and a public database of vacant storefronts, was passed by the City Council today. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Community Board 11 Condemns ICE Raids By The Trump Administration

Community Board 11 condemns the Trump administration’s use of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids to terrorize immigrant communities, predominately of color, throughout the United States. Continue Reading →

Senate Majority Announces Statewide Hearings And Roundtable Discussions On The Opioid Epidemic

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins today announced that the Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids, Addiction & Overdose Prevention will be holding seven hearings and roundtable discussions across the state. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Votes On Long-Overdue Pay Raise For Up To 33 Million Workers

Representative Adriano Espaillat voted to increase the paychecks of American workers by passing H.R. 582, the Raise The Wage Act, to gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 and restore the value of work in our economy by lifting struggling workers and their families out of poverty. Continue Reading →