NYC Charter Revision Commission Releases Preliminary Staff Report From Harlem To Hollis

Following hearings across all five boroughs and testimony from members of the public, experts, elected officials, good government groups, and academics, the New York City Charter Revision Commission released its Continue Reading →

“Proxy Access” Nearly A Market Standard For Diversity, Competency, And Value

More than 300 U.S. companies – including nearly half of the S&P 500 – have enacted rules which give large, long-term investors the ability to nominate directors to companies’ boards. Continue Reading →

Ready Harlem, Manhattan B.P. Brewer Opens Community Board Applications For 2017

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer’s office is accepting applications for membership on Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards and encourages all eligible New Yorkers living, working, or studying in the borough Continue Reading →

Become A Harlem Community Board Member, Deadline January 29th, 2016, 5 pm EST

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer’s office is accepting applications for membership on Harlem and on Manhattan’s Community Boards and encourages all eligible Harlemites and New Yorkers living, working, or Continue Reading →

Participatory Budgeting Grows, But Not Everywhere

Gotham Gazette reports that in four years participatory budgeting has exploded from four to 27 New York City Council districts. With over 51,000 voters casting ballots last cycle to allocate Continue Reading →