B.P. Brewer, Advocates Push Mayor de Blasio To Social Worker Funding In Every Public School

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today called on Mayor de Blasio and City Council budget negotiators to provide funding for one social worker in every New York City public school from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member And Others Call To Exempt Taxi Drivers From Congestion Pricing

Today, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee, Council Member Fernando Cabrera, Advocates, and Taxi Drivers called on the Governor to exempt taxi drivers from congestion pricing. Continue Reading →

MBP Gale A. Brewer Distributing Free Reusable Bags From Harlem To Houston On Earth Day

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced that for Earth Day, which falls on Monday, April 22, 2019, her office will be distributing reusable grocery bags for free at greenmarkets and grocery stores from Harlem to Houston. Continue Reading →

B.P Brewer Calls For Better Broadband Access In NYC Public Schools From Harlem To Hollis

Even as New York City’s technology sector grows, creating thousands of new tech jobs, a survey of Manhattan public schools from Harlem to Hollis by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer shows that city students are lagging behind in the most basic tech currency: broadband wifi access. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Announces $52M Planned Capital Investment For NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today $52 million in capital investment projects to improve NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan’s infrastructure at 1901 1st Avenue in East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Levin And Others Announce New “Know Your Rights” For Workers

Today, Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi joined City agency and community partners—including Lutheran Social Services of New York—to announce $350,000 in funding from the City and Robin Hood for “Know Your Rights” (KYR) forums for immigrant New Yorkers. Continue Reading →