First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced Sisters Thrive, a women-led, family-centered volunteer effort to promote mental health literacy in Black communities.
Yesterday, Rep. Adriano Espaillat joined by Rep. Joseph Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez, Rep. José E. Serrano, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke…
NYC Council Member Mark Levine and Council Member Carlos Menchaca will be joined by U.S. Congress Members Yvette D. Clarke and Adriano Espaillat at a press conference on Thursday, August 24, 2017, call on the federal government to require Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents to wear body cameras.
After more than 60 years of ministry at the First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, a street sign in honor of the late Rev. Dr. Clarence Norman, Sr. and First Lady Ellen Norman was unveiled by Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo attended by Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito and others today at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Eastern…
On July 14, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Contracts, held a press conference to announce the introduction of the “Right to Record Act”.
On Thursday, February 25, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer hosted his annual Trailblazers event in honor of African-American History Month at Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James, Comptroller Scott Stringer and a broad coalition of business, labor, and other leaders rallied today in support of New York City’s push to become the first city in the country to create a retirement savings program for private sector employees.
Today, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats held a public forum at the Harlem Hospital Center to discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing the African American community in New York.
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund announced Wednesday at a press briefing during of the 17th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit it is imperative corporations cease locking out minorities on corporate boards and financial transactions.
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Grace Meng led 45 of their colleagues in writing a bicameral letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the appointment of, and swore in, Laura Kavanagh as commissioner of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY).
New Yorkers went to the primary polls on Tuesday, and despite the new Congressional and State Senate maps reconfiguring districts across the state.
Earlier today the House voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a bill that includes several key provisions to lower the prices of prescription drugs from Harlem to Hawaii.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced unprecedented investments in high-quality services and resources dedicated to helping unsheltered New Yorkers transition off the streets.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today was joined by elected officials and community leaders to celebrate the enhancement of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in the state budget.