NYC Children’s Cabinet Launches Generation NYC, A Brand New Digi Platform For Youth

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery today launched Generation NYC, a first-of-its-kind digital platform for New Yorkers ages 13-24. Continue Reading →

New York City Recognized As Innovative Global Leader On Mental Health Reform

New York City’s unprecedented efforts to change the culture around mental health and improve New Yorkers’ access to services and support have been recognized as an innovative model for cities across the globe… Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces NYC Children’s And Robin Hood Partnership

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, and Robin Hood CEO Wes announced today a partnership between the NYC Children’s Cabinet and Robin Hood. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray, City Leaders At “Dreamer Dinner” From Harlem To Hollis At Gracie Mansion

Last week, First Lady Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and Acting Commissioner Bitta Mostofi of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, held a “Dreamer Dinner” at Gracie Mansion with immigrant youth, including beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Program Helps Minority And Women-Owned Businesses Secure $93.5 Million

The de Blasio administration announced that a City program has helped over 100 Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) win $93.5 million in City contracts, including a record high $28.6 million in City contracts over the last year alone. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Bill Chong Kicks Off Summer Youth Employment Program With Record Jobs And Sites

Mayor Bill de Blasio and DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong today announced the start of the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program with a record 70,000 young New Yorkers employed at more than 11,000 worksites. SYEP, which runs through August 19, is the nation’s largest summer youth employment initiative. Continue Reading →

Jonnel Doris And Gregg Bishop From The Mayor’s Office Launch M/WBE Fund

Jonnel Doris, Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of M/WBEs, and Gregg Bishop, Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services, today announced the launch of a $10 million Bond Collateral Assistance Fund for M/WBEs and small businesses from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray And Others Launch Online Health Thrive Learning Center

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, today announced the launch of the Thrive Learning Center. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Hosts Meeting With Banks To Advance Opportunities For M/WBEs

This afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery met with eight of the City’s designated banks from Harlem to Hollis at City Hall. Continue Reading →