White-Owned Firms To Receive Over 90% Of COVID-19 Contracts As Black-Owned Firms Receive Left Overs

Sunday, March 22, 2020, the Black Business Empowerment Committee (BBE) convened an emergency press conference to address the government’s allocation of emergency and recovery spending for COVID-19 relief, specifically as it pertains to the Black Business Community.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat, Now Accepting Grant Applications For COVID-19 Recovery And Relief (Spanish)

Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on the collaborative efforts of NewYork-Presbyterian and the Hispanic Federation.

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The COVID Crisis: CFPB Offers Consumer Tips On Protecting Finances During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Protecting yourself physically is at the top of the must-do list during the COVID-19 outbreak, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) says that protecting your finances during the pandemic is close behind. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rep. Espaillat Asks To Protect Freelance And GIG Workers Amid COVID-19 Recovery

Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on his efforts calling on both local officials and congressional leaders to extend protections to the millions of freelance and gig workers in the American economy. Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 Crisis: U.S. Could Be The New Global Epicenter, No Peak Yet In NYC

Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University: Continue Reading →

We Must Provide Grants To Small Businesses Suffering Economic Injury Due To COVID-19

Today, Harlem Representatives Adriano Espaillat, a member of the House Small Business Committee, introduced H.R. 6343 to provide economic injury grants.

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The New York Public Library Introduces Free Online Tutoring For Students

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer online tutoring to provide families with homework help, enrichment activities, and remote learning support through our partnership with Brainfuse. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Lincoln Center Announces The Launch Of Lincoln Center At Home

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announces the launch of Lincoln Center at Home (#LincolnCenterAtHome), a new initiative to maintain vital connections during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading →


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