Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Carranza Announce Paul Simon Music Fellows Program

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the launch of the Paul Simon Music Fellows Program for early-career music teachers, serving students in grades 6-12 from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces First Citywide Initiative To Prevent And Control High Blood Pressure

The Health Department today announced “Take the Pressure Off, NYC!”, its first citywide initiative to prevent and control high blood pressure from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Support To Individuals & Families From The Hurricanes

Mayor de Blasio announced today that a service center will open next week to support displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following recent hurricanes. 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 →

NYC Electeds Co-Sponsor Transportation Investment Legislation

east-harlem sliderToday, a coalition of New York State Assembly Members unveiled groundbreaking legislation that not only will fund MTA capital needs but will create a $4.5 billion Transit Gap Investment Fund (TGIF) to expand public transit and improve accessibility for millions of New Yorkers, particularly those who live in so-called “transit deserts.” Continue Reading →