Mayor de Blasio And Philanthropic Community Announces Summer Bridge Program For Teens

Mayor de Blasio today announced SYEP Summer Bridge 2020, a $51M public-private partnership that will provide constructive engagement and enrichment activities to keep 35,000 New York City youth active and productive this summer. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, And Task Force Announce Expansion Of NYC Care And Mental Health Services

Mayor de Blasio, Taskforce on Racial Inclusion & Equity co-chairs First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, Deputy Mayor Dr. Raul Perea-Henze, Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Expansion Of Equity, Inclusion And Social Distancing Task Force

Mayor de Blasio today updated New Yorkers on steps the City is taking to encourage communities to follow social distancing guidelines and other precautions to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Increases Target For Awards For M/WBES To $25B By 2025 During SOMOS Tour

Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority & Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Jonnel Doris, and Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services Gregg Bishop Continue Reading →

de Blasio Administration Announces Kickoff Of Early Voting From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration and DemocracyNYC today announced the beginning of early voting in New York City, after the passage of the State Legislature this year. Continue Reading →

NYC Launches Black Entrepreneurship Initiatives “Be NYC” To Help More Black Business Owners

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop, and other leaders joined with hundreds of Black entrepreneurs at the famed Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Administration Reaches Milestone Goal Of 9,000 City Certified M/WBE’s

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and Citywide M/WBE Director J. Phillip Thompson announced today that the City reached its goal of 9,000 City-certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) by the end of June 2019. Continue Reading →