Vivienne C. La Borde has been appointed Director of Government and Community Engagement for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), announced today by Lesley Rosenthal, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
To better and more quickly respond to the street homelessness problem, the City will create HOME-STAT – Homeless Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street Action Teams.
On Thursday, October 29, Harlem Council Member Mark Levine, Council Member Jumaane Williams, Public Advocate Letitia James, and a group of council members and state legislators joined a coalition of teachers, students and business leaders calling for a broad expansion of foreign language education programs in New York City.
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 a total of $32 million dollars to projects across the city, New York‘s experiment in direct democracy has quickly become the largest of its kind…
The Health Department today released its Manhattan Community Health Profiles, detailing the health of all 12 community districts in the borough.
In honor of NYC Go Purple Day and National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Women’s Issues Committee Chair Laurie Cumbo announced $6.6 million in the Fiscal Year 2016 budget for support services for survivors of domestic violence.
For the hundreds of thousands of NYC children who rely on school meals throughout the school year, the City’s FREE summer meals program provides much needed support.
By Udo Salters The Rhythm and Blues Foundation, in honor of Black Music Month, presented “Soul of the 90s: An R&B Tribute” honoring Intro, Allure and Michael Bivins of New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe at The Attic Rooftop Lounge.
Tongues Untied is a film essay by Marlon Riggs, a Texas-born African American poet, filmmaker, educator, and gay rights activist. The film, which Riggs describes as his legacy, celebrates black men loving black men as a revolutionary act.
Public Advocate Letitia James today released a report recommending that the City increase its contribution to the CUNY budget for child care from $500,000 to $1.53 million to ensure that every child receives the care and opportunities needed.
Over 9000 dancers will participate in the Eighth Annual Dance Parade and Festival in New York on Saturday May 17th 2014, starting at 1:00pm – the world’s largest display of dance diversity.
La MaMa in Association with New Heritage Theatre Group presents the World Premiere of LISSABON.
The LSA (Little Sisters) focuses on community outreach for immigrant and Hispanic communities in East Harlem funded by the Mayor’s Fund for the Advancement of NYC.
The new year is here, and Harlem residents resolving to get rid of last year’s clutter need look no further than Stop ‘N’ Swap®, a free community event organized by local non-profit GrowNYC coming to Harlem on January 25th.
According to Streetsblog.org they say that with Harlem’s Community Board 10, there is apparently no such thing as a street redesign worth pursuing.