Today, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, joined by Council Member Fernando Cabrera and advocates, held a press conference on the steps at City Hall to call for an increase in diversity in leadership positions within city government agencies and departments.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today announced the return of the six-week Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the expansion of Mentors Matter, an initiative launched in September 2020 that has provided mentoring, tutoring, and social-emotional support.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter, and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced a historic expansion in access to school-based mental health supports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City’s outdoor pools and eight public beaches will open on time for the season.
Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Saturday, April 3, 2021, Seitu attended an event honoring the memory of Martin Luther King jr., and a pre-Easter celebration with Rev. Al Sharpton and many others at the National Action Network (NAN) in Harlem.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter today announced that in partnership with City Council.
Today, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee and Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams stood alongside the Transit Workers Union (TWU).
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams today announce the Advance Peace Model pilot program from Harlem to Hollis.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the Open Storefronts program, permitting storefront businesses to use a portion of their sidewalk to display merchandise, sell goods, complete transactions, and provide queuing areas.
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.
NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that it will ease restrictions on visitations in all of its 11 hospitals (including Harlem hospital) for the first time since the COVID-19 crisis peak.
Today, Mayor de Blasio announced a Small Business Emergency Grant Program for small businesses that were impacted by looting and experienced damage to their storefronts.
Earlier today, Representative Adriano Espaillat was joined by several New York State and New York City local elected officials during a virtual press conference to address
Uptown’s Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, Council Member Carlos Menchaca, Chairman of the Immigration Committee,