To mark the end of Women’s History Month, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that, for first time in City history, a women-owned financial firm has been hired to manage $100 million of the City’s Deferred Compensation Plan the voluntary retirement plan for over 180,000 City employees and retirees.
State Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan) and Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Queens) issued statements today praising Governor Andrew Cuomo for his signature of their bill, the Expanding Opportunity Act.
State Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan) celebrated the passage of her bill, the Promoting Employee-Owned Businesses Act, together with worker-owners, advocates, union members, and employee-ownership transition specialists at New York City Hall today.
State Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan) announced $50,000 in state funding for the Dominican Medical Association on Thursday.
Upper Manhattan is the epicenter of this epidemic… State Senator Marisol Alcántara together with State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, mental health advocates, and members of the school community, unveiled $400,000 in state funding for a “Life is Precious” suicide prevention program that is focused on young Latinas.
Residents of Washington Heights, Inwood, Harlem and Upper West Side the State Senate District 31 took to the polls Tuesday to vote for their representatives in the state legislature during this year’s midterm election.
Patch reports that elected officials, community leaders, and activist groups gathered Friday on the Plaza de Las Americas in Washington Heights to announced the official designation of the world’s first “Little Dominican Republic.”
Harlem-based WE ACT has invited all the candidates for this office to participate in the NY State Senatorial 31st District.
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on the proposal to rezone Inwood and the pending vote by the New York City Council.
The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) has announced the release of its 2018 Environmental Scorecard, reflecting how State Legislators acted on important environmental and public health issues.
Thursday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Deputy Borough President Aldrin R. Bonilla, and the Dominican Day Parade Committee will host a Dominican Heritage Celebration reception at Washington Heights’ iconic United Palace Theater.
Today, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez hosted a certification event for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs).
First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray (above) and Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen today unveiled Women.NYC , a new initiative to support the advancement of women in their careers and help make New York City fairer for working women.
Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this brave, important and necessary step.
Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray announced Interrupting Violence At Home, a groundbreaking citywide effort to address domestic violence through services, training, and intervention for abusive partners who are not involved in the criminal justice system.