NYC Launches New Civics And Arts Fund To Promote Civic Engagement Through The Arts

The Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships launched a new public-private partnership to support opportunities for hundreds of young from Harlem to Hollis to connect with local arts productions and projects that help elevate civic culture and engagement. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Melissa A. Browne Executive Director Of The Mayor’s Office Of Special Projects And Community Events

Mayor de Blasio today appointed Melissa A. Browne as the new Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Special Projects and Community Events (MOSPCE). As Executive Director, Melissa will bring her extensive experience to bear to help create and manage events that highlight the diverse background of New Yorkers.

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de Blasio Launches Neighborhood Pillars Program To Protect Tenants From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio, Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, and Housing Development Corporation President Eric Enderlin announced today the official launch of the City’s Neighborhood Pillars Program. Continue Reading →

First Lady And Others Announce Expansion Of Program Uniting Families Of Incarcerated Women

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray and NYC Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann today announced the expansion and continuation of an innovative program that allows mothers from Harlem to Hollis currently incarcerated at Rikers Island to visit and participate in activities with their children. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Announces Partnerships To Strengthening Aid For Those With Disabilities

The de Blasio Administration joined Citi Community Development and the National Disability Institute today to announce the launch of Empowered Cities, a national initiative that encourages municipalities to expand financial empowerment and economic inclusion to people living with disabilities and their families. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Launches Effort To Improve Health In Harlem And More

Lorelei SalasDepartment of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) today announced the Collaborative for Neighborhood Financial Health… Continue Reading →

NYC Mayor’s Office Announced Artists Residency In Harlem

21PLAZA2-articleLargeThe NYC Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs and NYC Department of  Cultural Affairs have announced a new residency that will place the artist collective Social Design Collective (SDC) in the Harlem Vet Center. Continue Reading →