MetroPlusHealth Names Lesleigh Irish-Underwood New Chief Brand And External Affairs Officer

MetroPlusHealth, the five-star rated health plan of choice for over 600,000 New Yorkers, today announced the appointment of Lesleigh Irish-Underwood. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio Appoint Members To Sector Advisory Councils

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed members to the following Sector Advisory Councils: Non-Profit and Social Services, Public Health and Healthcare, Faith-based, Construction and Real Estate, Education, and Surface Transportation. Continue Reading →

NYC Launches Two Civic Tech Competitions To Strengthen Tenant Protection Rights And Mental Health Access In Upper Manhattan

The Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO) and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) together with City agencies and the communities of Inwood and Washington Heights Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shephard And Others Appointed To Cities Climate Advisory Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson announced today the appointment of fifteen individuals to the New York City Climate Advisory Board ahead of the board’s first meeting today. Continue Reading →

Health Department Will Add Third Non-Binary Gender Category To NYC Death Certificates

The Health Department announced that starting next year, death certificates will include an “X” option for New Yorkers who do not identify as male or female. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces New Law Offering Third Gender Category On Birth Certificates

The Health Department today announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2019, New Yorkers can change the gender on their birth certificate to “X” to reflect a non-binary gender identity. Become an Continue Reading →