Community Voices Heard, Speaker Corey Johnson, Tenants Rally For NYCHA Funding

Community Voices Heard, Speaker Corey Johnson, NYCHA residents, community-based organizations, labor, and faith leaders rallied to call for the immediate release of state funds for urgent capital repairs at NYCHA developments. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce $19M Investment In Local Census Education And Organizing

Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and The City University of New York (CUNY) today announced an unprecedented $19 million investment in local community-based organizations to engage in mass education and mobilization efforts around the 2020 Census. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Rodriquez, Other Electeds And Riders Respond As Transit Tour Wraps Up

Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Transportation Committee, Speaker Corey Johnson, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez On Supreme Court Block Of Citizenship Question On The Census

Statement from Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez regarding 2020 Census citizenship:

“Today is a day of celebration for all our brothers and sisters that were fearful of the 2020 Census citizenship question. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Support Community Based Early Care And Education Providers

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, and Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced addenda to the Birth-to-Five RFP and Head Start/Early Head Start RFP. Continue Reading →

Nations Largest Public Cemetery To Be Transferred From The Department Of Corrections To Parks & Rec

Today, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Chairman of the Transportation Committee, joined by Speaker Corey Johnson and the Committees on Health and Parks & Recreation, held a hearing related to the Hart Island legislation. Continue Reading →

Statement From FURNYC In Response To Corey Johnson’s Rethinking Fur Ban

Back on May 8th, 2019, we posted the article 100 Pastors Against NYC Council’s Proposed Ban On Real Fur From Harlem To Hollis Continue Reading →

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