Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced two vendors have signed leases to open the City’s first two drop-off diversion centers, a significant first step towards opening the centers. Continue Reading →
First Lady Chirlane McCray and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced a new initiative aimed at increasing access to birth control in the City’s public hospitals, doubling down on the City’s commitment to be a national leader in reproductive rights. Continue Reading →
First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced Latinx Thrive, a grassroots effort led by ThriveNYC, Latinx advocacy organizations, and New York City elected officials to promote mental health literacy from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed a historic piece of legislation into law, creating for the first time a third gender category on New York City birth certificates from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →
First Lady Chirlane McCray and Acting Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot announced that 75,000 New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis to have now been trained in Mental Health First Aid as part of the City’s goal to train 250,000 New Yorkers by 2021.
First Lady Chirlane McCray (above), joined by Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Dr. Herminia Palacio and Commissioner Cecile Noel, today announced the launch of the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence. Continue Reading →
Earlier this week we reported that the first lady met with the Calderon family, this afternoon, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs met with Rosayra Pablo Cruz and her two sons at Gracie Mansion. Continue Reading →
The Mayor Bill de Blasio administration has been engaged with immigration issues the few years both in and out of Harlem. This afternoon, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs met with Pablo Villavicencio Calderon, his wife, his mother-in-law, and his two young children.