Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez joined NYS Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara, Representatives from LIUNA Local 78, Tenant Advocates, and residents of 3852 10th Avenue in Inwood, to call on landlord Julian Rodriguez to restore services to the tenants.
Today First Lady Chirlane McCray announced a set of new initiatives designed to break the cycle of incarceration for women from Harlem to Hollis.
The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged New Yorkers to prepare for bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills through the rest of the week.
Today, the Council will vote on bills implementing reporting requirements and improving access to resources to help prevent bullying, including requiring the Department of Education to post contact information for each school.
Throughout December, Mayor de Blasio’s Public Engagement Unit has events planned citywide to help New Yorkers access resources and information from the Tenant Support Unit, Home Support Unit, and GetCoveredNYC.
New York City has begun enforcement of a new law that protects current and prior military service members from discrimination, bias, and harassment.
Mayor de Blasio announced today that a service center will open next week to support displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following recent hurricanes.
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled “The State of Workers’ Rights in New York City,” which details emerging gaps in labor protections and offers policy solutions to these growing concerns.
Jamal Joseph Executive Artistic director/co-founder of IMPACT REPERTORY THEATRE has been named the 2017 recipient of the Paul Robeson CITATION AWARD by Actors’ Equity Foundation and Actors’ Equity Association.
IN an e-mail from East Harlem Preservation: Our campaign to remove the statue of J. Marion Sims—a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women without anesthesia or informed consent—continues to gain momentum.
State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with the Dominican Women’s Development Center, announced $100,000 in state funding today for [easyazon_link identifier=”B00BLRAUGA” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Washington Heights[/easyazon_link]’ first drop-in center for homeless LGBTQ youth at Holyrood Episcopal Church which will provide space for the center.
Newsday reports that before he turned his life around, Victor Pate spent 15 years, on and off, in New York State prisons on convictions of robbery and weapons possession.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery, and ACS Commissioner David Hansell today announced the first-ever offers for 3-K for All.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Local Progress, a national network of legislators focused on progressive policies.
This week, Manhattan Borough President [easyazon_link identifier=”B002OHD2DY” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Gale Brewer[/easyazon_link] visited the Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center, one of Harlem’s leading community-based organizations dedicated to providing supportive behavioral health services.