Uptown’s Rosenthal And City Council Mandate Critical Maternal Health Services On Rikers Island

Today the City Council overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by Council Member Helen Rosenthal to increase critical maternal health services for people incarcerated on Rikers Island. Continue Reading →


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City Council Votes To Severely Restrict Plastic Straw Use In NYC Restaurants/Bars/Food Stores

The City Council overwhelmingly passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation today which will dramatically limit the use of plastic. Continue Reading →


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City Council Passes Legislation Combating Racial & Gender Discrimination In NYC Healthcare

The City Council overwhelmingly passed Council Member Harlem’s Helen Rosenthal’s legislation today establishing an advisory board to address gender and racial discrimination and harassment. Continue Reading →


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Uptown Electeds On Sexual And Reproductive Health In NYC City Council Legislative Hearing

On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020, at 10 am the Committees on Women & Gender Equity and Health, chaired by uptown Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine respectively. Continue Reading →


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Lack Of Access To Childcare Remains A Key Obstacle For CUNY’s Student Parents

On Thursday, September 10, 2020, the Committees on Women & Gender Equity and Higher Education, chaired by uptown Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Inez Barron respectively. Continue Reading →


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