NYC Mayor’s OPD And SBS Release Accessibility Resource To Assist Small Business Owners

The New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), the NYC Business Improvement District (BID) Association, and Public Policy Lab are proud to announce the launch of Empowering Accessibility. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Dr. Raul Perea-Henze As Deputy Mayor For Health And Human Services

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of Dr. Raul Perea-Henze as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Rodriguez, On Nations Largest Public Cementary Will Finally Get The Respect It Deserves

Statement from Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

I would like to thank Melinda Hunt from the Hart Island Project for being here today. She has testified and stood firmly supporting these bills for years. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Trump’s Appointment Of Chad Wolf

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (right) released the following statement on the appointment of former lobbyist, Chad Wolf, to become the newest Acting Secretary for Homeland Security: Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza And President Grillo Announce Expanded Inspection In Schools

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and School Construction Authority President Lorraine Grillo today announced that cafeterias and libraries in buildings serving kids Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Others Stand In Solidarity To Protect DACA Recipients And Immigrant Families

Representative Adriano Espaillat was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR) and immigrant advocates during a press conference held earlier today at his Washington Heights district office. Continue Reading →

Senator Brad Hoylman Announces New Legislation To Protect The Rights Of Intersex New Yorkers

Today, State Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan) announced plans to introduce new legislation to protect the rights of intersex New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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