New Report Measures Devastating Impact Of Increased ICE Arrests In New York Courts

A coalition of more than 100 organizations across New York State issued a new report today, Safeguarding the Integrity of Our Courts; The Impact of ICE Courthouse Operations in New York State. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Encourages Voters From Harlem To Hollis To Vote In The Primary Elections

Ahead of Thursday’s New York State Primary Election and as part of the Mayor’s DemocracyNYC agenda, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his Administration is conducting a robust, nonpartisan outreach effort in multiple languages to encourage more New Yorkers to vote in the primaries. Continue Reading →

New Report Shows Nursing Home Residents Are Often Illegally Confined From Harlem To Hollis

A new report by Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) details the barriers that nursing home residents face when they attempt to leave the home to visit family or friends, go to religious services, shop, or simply sit outside in the fresh air. Continue Reading →

Health Department Warns New Yorkers Increase In Hepatitis A And More

The Health Department today is reporting 46 cases of hepatitis A among New York City residents who had sex with men or had sexual contact with men who have sex with men (MSM) between January 1 and August 31, 2017. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

New HIV Outreach Effort Distributes Over 1,700 Free HIV Self-Test Kits To New Yorkers

mayor-de-blasio1At the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference in Denver, the New York City Health Department today presented findings from a new and successful outreach effort that distributes free HIV self-test kits to New Yorkers among populations overrepresented in the NYC HIV epidemic – men and transgender people who have sex with men (MTSM). Continue Reading →

NYC’s First Micro Apartment Buildings, May Be In Harlem’s Crystal Ball

micro-apartmentsIn a project that might give some insight into the future of Harlem real estate, the de Blasio Administration today joined Monadnock Development and the Lower East Side People’s Mutual Housing Association to celebrate the completion of Carmel Place, New York’s first micro-unit apartment building. Continue Reading →

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