The American Civil Liberties Union launched its new Pauli Murray Fellowship today, a leadership development program designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders in civil rights and liberties.
Today, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the Empire Justice Center celebrated the passage of the NYS Gender Recognition Act (S.4402/A.5465) by the New York State legislature.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the relaunch of Communities Thrive, a $3.7 million, two-year investment in addressing the mental health needs of underserved New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis.
DoorDash today announced its Main Street Strong Accelerator, an initiative providing financial support and specialized educational resources to women-, immigrants- and people of color-owned businesses.
The New York Community Trust has announced $8.1 million in grants to 43 nonprofits.
The Senate Democratic Majority today advanced legislation to close the racial disparities gap in healthcare, building on the conference’s continued work to protect the healthcare rights of all New Yorkers.
The Mayor’s Office of ThriveNYC and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) today announced that NYC Well,
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the Community Hiring economic justice plan, which includes new Project Labor Agreements with the building trades unions and a push for legislation in Albany.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Manuela Arciniegas, to its Board of Directors.
In an effort to help offset systemic racial and gender-based inequality for diverse founders, public relations agency SourceCode Communications,
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 today announced the opening of applications for innovative.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives J. Phillip Thompson, NYC Census 2020 Director Julie Menin, Council Member Carlos Menchaca,
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced for the first time in New York City’s history that all students will have access to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and Restorative Justice (RJ) practices and, when needed, earlier intervention from clinical social workers.
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced the next She Built NYC monument will honor pioneering transgender activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera.
Here are the responses from Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat and others who are applauding the record high graduation rate: “Championing the needs of our students today, prepares them for a stronger future,” said Rep. Adriano Espaillat.