The COVID Crisis: Legislature To Hold Two Joint Legislative Public Hearings On NY State COVID-19 Impact

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins today announced the Legislature will soon hold two public hearings to address the impacts of COVID-19 on New York State. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Rise Of Criminal Responsibility To 18 Years Old From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today welcomed the beginning of a series of fundamental reforms that treat 16- and 17-year-old juveniles involved with the legal system in an age appropriate manner. Continue Reading →

The NYC Commission On Human Rights’ African Coalition Forum From Harlem To Hollis

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the NYC Commission on Human Rights held a forum to build a coalition among and within the City’s diverse communities.

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NYC Commission On Human Rights Holds Forum For Self-identified Black Communities

The NYC Commission on Human Rights will hold a forum to build a coalition among and within the City’s diverse African immigrant, African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latinx communities and other self-identified Black communities and inform them of their rights against discrimination and harassment. Continue Reading →

Harlem United Celebrates Historic “Social And Economic Justice” NY State Budget

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedLast night, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured), Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced a historic 2016-17 state budget agreement. Continue Reading →

NY Approves $15 Minimum Wage, Paid Family Leave

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the 2016-17 state budget. Continue Reading →