Harlem, Feds Propose Ban On Infant Inclined Sleepers As Death Toll Rises

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is proposing a new rule that would virtually eliminate the sale of inclined sleepers, an infant bed that allows babies to sleep at a 30-degree angle. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat Statement In Opposition To Proposed Changes To HUD’s Use Of Disparate Impact

Harlem Congressional member Adriano Espaillat, joined by members of the New York congressional delegation and advocates, Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Administration Announces Record Increases In School Internet Capacity

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced record increases in internet access in schools. Continue Reading →

NYC Children Cabinet Robin Hood Foundation Fund For Early Learning For Low Income

The New York City Children’s Cabinet today announced that it was awarded a $220,000 grant from the Robin Hood Foundation’s Fund for Early Learning (FUEL) to implement Continue Reading →

Albany: Senate Majority Announces Statewide Higher Education Hearings (Live Stream)

The Senate Majority today announced that the Senate Standing Committee on Higher Education will hold a series of public hearings across the state to discuss the cost of public higher education.

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Mayor de Blasio Orders 30 Day Review Of Intensive Of Mental Health Intervention Programs

Mayor de Blasio announced today that the City will be conducting a 30-day review of how the City uses Kendra’s Law and other intensive mental health interventions. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals’ Financial Turnaround Is On Track As Of The Fiscal Year End 2019

NYC Health + Hospitals’ President and CEO Mitchell Katz, MD, today announced that the public health system’s financial turnaround is on track: fiscal year-end 2019.

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