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 →

Rosenthal Intros Sexual Harassment And Gender Discrimination Bill In NYC’s Hospitals

Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Women & Gender Equity, introduced legislation today which would establish a Gender Equity Advisory Board for New York City’s hospitals. Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 Crisis: Join Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s COVID-19 And Domestic Violence Hearing

This Friday, May 1st, 2020, the City Council Committees on Women & Gender Equity and Public Safety, chaired by Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Donovan Richards, will lead an oversight hearing on domestic violence during the pandemic. Continue Reading →

CM Rosenthal’s Legislation Seeking Relief For Special Ed Parents W-Delayed DOE Reimbursements

Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation requiring the NYC Department of Education to report annually on the time it takes to resolve parents’ special education claims was passed unanimously by the City Council today. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Bill Passes Mandating Complete Review Of City’s Public Assistance Program

Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation requiring the NYC Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration (DSS/HRA) to conduct an in-depth audit of its public assistance and SNAP centers was passed by the City Council today. Continue Reading →

New Legislation Mandates Online Database Of Vacant Storefronts And Tracking Of All Commercial Spaces From Harlem To Hollis

Uptown Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation which mandates the tracking of commercial storefronts across New York City, and a public database of vacant storefronts, was passed by the City Council today. Continue Reading →