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 →

State Assembly Speaker Backs Harlem’s Wright In Race

Cap Ben 5 Star Security assemblymen Keith Wright Chief Salih of 5 Star SecurityAssembly Speaker Carl Heastie Thursday threw his support behind long-time Harlem Assemblyman Keith Wright‘s run for Congress (center in photo). Continue Reading →

NYC Chancellor Farina Announces Summer In The City From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Fariña today announced the launch of Summer in the City (SITC), a brand-new approach to summer school for grades 2-12 which combines new curriculum, college-level and STEM-oriented enrichment programming, and educational visits to New York City cultural institutions. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls For Stronger Rent Laws

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio today called for stronger rent laws that will stem the loss of affordable apartments to deregulation. More than 35,000 affordable apartments have left rent regulation since it was last extended in 2011, putting enormous pressure on working families and pushing longtime tenants out of fast-gentrifying neighborhoods. Continue Reading →

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