First Lady McCray Announces Groundbreaking Initiative To Intervene In Domestic Violence

Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray announced Interrupting Violence At Home, a groundbreaking citywide effort to address domestic violence through services, training, and intervention for abusive partners who are not involved in the criminal justice system. Continue Reading →

Senator Marisol Alcántara And Others To Protest Closure Of High School For Health Careers And Sciences Uptown

State Senator Marisol Alcántara (pictured) joined the office of Borough President Gale Brewer, Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, parents and school leaders to protest the closure of the High School for Health Careers and Sciences and urge the Education Department to reconsider their decision. Continue Reading →

Inwood Tenants Living With No Heat Or Hot Water Say “Enough Is Enough”

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez joined NYS Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara, Representatives from LIUNA Local 78, Tenant Advocates, and residents of 3852 10th Avenue in Inwood, to call on landlord Julian Rodriguez to restore services to the tenants. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s State Senator Marisol Alcántara On Passage Of ‘Card Check’ Bill

Statement from State Senator Marisol Alcántara:

As a former organizer for the New York Nurses Association, I know that collective bargaining is critical to our workforce in New York and across the nation. Continue Reading →

Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcántara Reacts To President Donald Trump’s Statement

A statement from Upper Manhattan State Senator Marisol Alcántara on president Donald Trump’s statement:

From the first day of his administration, when I was arrested in front of Trump Tower, I have been vocal against the racism and sexism that he cannot or will not avoid spouting.

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