NYC Joins Opposition Against Trump Administration Proposal To Limit Civil Rights Protections In Health Services

The City of New York announced today that it submitted two public comments in response to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed rule to eliminate or severely limit federal healthcare protections for residents from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

FDNY Lieutenant Sues Department Over Racial Discrimination After Event In Harlem

A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society — a fraternal organization of black firefighters in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Increase In Funding For The Collison Investigative Squad (CIS) From Harlem To Hollis

In a statement from uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

The City of New York is experiencing a Hit-and-Run epidemic. Over the last couple of years, we have seen an increase in hit-and-runs of over 25%. Continue Reading →

Streamed The Oversight Hearing On Title IX And Gender-Based Discrimination In NYC Schools

The City Council Committees on Women and Gender Equity, Higher Education, and Education will hold a joint hearing tomorrow regarding sexual harassment and gender discrimination in New York City schools,

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Uptown Council Member Rosenthal Says “Enough Games” On MTA Budget Proposal

Council Member Helen Rosenthal voiced her opposition today to the MTA funding proposal included in the Governor’s Executive Budget, calling it a distraction from the need for fundamental reform at the MTA. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Issues Facing NCP (Non-Custodial Parents)

Pope_FrancisDear Pontiff:

We the undersigned, representing ourselves and numerous others whose vocation and mission is the well-being of families welcome you to the City of New York and wish you best tidings during your visit and the 2015 World Meeting of Families. Continue Reading →