Nurses Speak Out About Institutional Racism

On May 30, 2020, the Board of Directors of the New York State Nurses Association met to discuss the horrific killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: NYS Nurses Association Files Three Lawsuits To Protect Nurses Health And Safety

On April 20, the New York State Nurses Association (“NYSNA”) filed three lawsuits challenging the failure of the New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) and two hospitals, Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: U.S. Nurses Unions Says, “Our Members Are Dying. We Demand Protection Now!”

As COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government act now to give nurses optimal personal protective equipment (PPE). Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: As Nurses Care For Us, Who Cares For Them? Harlem Hospital Nurses Speak Out

On Monday, April 6, 2020, socially distanced Nurses at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Hospital at 506 Lenox Avenue, New York, NY held an urgent community action in front of the hospital. Continue Reading →

The New York State Nurses Association Responds To Recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

The statement reads: The New York State Nurses Association, a union of 43,000 front line nurses caring for patients from Harlem to Hollis, stands with immigrant rights groups. Continue Reading →

Town Hall Meeting To Protect Healthcare And Public Hospitals In Harlem


Members of the  New York State Nurses Association, the National Action Network, NAACP,  the Commission on the Public’s Health System, Community Voices Heard, Doctors Council/SEIU, New York Immigration Coalition and CWA 1180 will join the Harlem community  to speak out against threatened cuts to our healthcare, and call for adequate funding for New York City’s public hospitals.
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