Senator Brad Hoylman On Policy Change Allowing Trans Youth To Change Gender Marker On Birth Certificates

Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan) released the following statement today in response to Attorney General Letitia James’ announcement. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: For Black Women, The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On

By C. Virginia Fields

Twenty-three years ago, right when I was running for my first term as Manhattan Borough President, the HIV/AIDS community reached two very different milestones in the fight against the epidemic. Continue Reading →

Submit Your Work For Harlem Rep. Espaillat’s 2020 Congressional Art Competition

Dear Friend,

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Continue Reading →

4 Pedestrians Killed In 48-Hours, Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Calls For A State Of Emergency

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez statement: Once again and within a 48 hours period, we have had 4 pedestrian deaths in New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Levine And Gibson Bills To Expand Right To Counsel Law, New Report Cites RTC In NYC

Following the overwhelming success of New York City’s first-in-the-nation “Right to Counsel” legislation, Local Law 136  passed in 2017. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Mental Health And Social Services For Department Of Education Employees

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and Office of Labor Relations Commissioner Renee Campion today made an announcement that affects employees from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat Hosts Second Annual Dominicans On The Hill At The US Capitol

Representative Adriano Espaillat from Harlem will host his second annual Dominicans on the Hill, a day at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, February 6th, 2020. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Nominates Wayne Hawley And Nisha Agarwal To The Conflicts Of Interest Board

Mayor de Blasio today nominated Wayne Hawley and Nisha Agarwal for two seats on the Conflicts of Interest Board. Continue Reading →


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