NYC Joins Others In Suing The Administration To Stop Rule Allowing Discrimination In Healthcare

The de Blasio Administration joined New York Attorney General Letitia James and a coalition of 23 cities, states, and municipalities today in a lawsuit against a Final Rule issued by the Trump Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services. Continue Reading →

New Public Advocate Letitia James Says From Harlem To Hollis NYC Is ‘Worst Landlord’

Public Advocate Letitia James has previously used her ranking of bad landlords publicly shame the city’s most unscrupulous property owners reports Patch.

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NYCHA State Of Emergency From Harlem To Hollis Could Cost City Hundreds Of Millions

Curbed NY reports that Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially declared a state of emergency on the New York City Housing Authority, calling for the appointment of an independent monitor who will oversee expedited repairs at public housing facilities. Continue Reading →

Statement On Council’s Passage Of Legislation Creating A Charter Revision Commission

This afternoon, the New York City Council passed Int. 241, legislation sponsored by New York City Public Advocate Letitia James (above left) and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer to create a Charter Revision Commission, by a vote of 49-1. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Launches Campaign To Report Harassment From Harlem To Hollis

The NYC Commission on Human Rights today launched a citywide ad campaign to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Continue Reading →

The Right Cumbo For The New Majority Leader Of The NYC Council From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo was appointed as the first woman of color to serve as Majority Leader of the New York City Council during the Stated Meeting. Continue Reading →

NYC Announces Veterans An Active Military Service Members Are Protected From Bias

New York City has begun enforcement of a new law that protects current and prior military service members from discrimination, bias, and harassment. Continue Reading →