NYC Council Approves Closing Of Rikers Island

Today, the New York City Council approved the closing of Rikers Island, and the construction of four borough-based facilities throughout the city. Continue Reading →

Driving In New York City What You Need To Know

So, you’ve decided to head to the big city, and you’re planning to travel by car – that’s great! New York paves the way for many great driving routes, especially if you’re looking to stop off at some inviting districts and neighborhoods like Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Projected City Jail Population From Harlem To Hollis Falls To 3,300 By 2026

City officials have revised the estimated jail population to 3,300 by 2026, down from the earlier estimate of 4,000, Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson announced. Continue Reading →

NYC Children Cabinet Robin Hood Foundation Fund For Early Learning For Low Income

The New York City Children’s Cabinet today announced that it was awarded a $220,000 grant from the Robin Hood Foundation’s Fund for Early Learning (FUEL) to implement Continue Reading →

Julie L. Shapiro Named Chief Executive Officer Of The Fund For Public Schools

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the appointment of Julie L. Shapiro as Chief Executive Officer of The Fund for Public Schools. Continue Reading →

Partnership To Increase Access To Soccer In NYC Reaches Communities With Pitches And Programming

New York City FC alongside the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, partners and community members, today unveiled the newest group of mini soccer pitches from Harlem to Hollis, Queens as part of the New York City Soccer Initiative (NYCSI). Continue Reading →

SOMOS’s Dr. Delmont Testifies On Mental Illness Within NY’s Immigrant Community

Today, SOMOS’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacqueline Delmont, testified during an oversight hearing by New York City Council’s Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities, and Addictions and the Committee on Immigration in NYC. Continue Reading →

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