Join The Department Of Design Conference For Minority And Women-Owned Business Enterprises

image004The New York City Department of Design and Construction continues its effort to increase business opportunities for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE’s) this week as it hosts its third annual conference on contract opportunities for MWBE architecture, engineering, and construction firms. Continue Reading →

Women’s Caucus Thanks Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And More

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934After hearing from nearly 100 nonprofit providers of services for women and children in need, the Women’s Caucus of the New York City Council successfully secured nearly $1 million for day-to-day programming and over $3 million for brick and mortar building renovations.  Continue Reading →

Cumbo, Mark-Viverito, de Blasio And Others Celebrate Budgetary Victories

de blasio cumbo and melissas from harlemNew York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo released the following statement after Harlem’s Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and members of the New York City Council passed the budget for fiscal year 2017. 

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Cumbo, Mark-Viverito And Others Celebrate Investments In Youth, School And Culture

de blasio and othersNew York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo released the following statement after Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and members of the New York City Council reached an early agreement on Wednesday with Mayor Bill de Blasio on a balanced FY2017 budget. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Budget To Invest In Youth

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, New York City Council Members and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an equitable, fiscally responsible, and early budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Food Bank Encourage NY’ers To Use EITC

melissa from harlem and foodHarlem’s speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito along with Council Member Daniel Dromm today visited Food Bank NYC in Jackson Heights to remind New Yorkers to file their taxes and to utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) at free tax preparation sites at locations across the City. Continue Reading →

NYC Schools Provide Free Feminine Hygiene Products From Harlem To Hollis

hygien for women in harlem and hollis1New York City Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (pictured in the right hand corner) and others announce today announced the launch of a groundbreaking initiative to outfit New York City public school restrooms with dispensers of free feminine hygiene products. Continue Reading →