Harlem’s Emma L. Bowen Community Center Awarded Robin Hood COVID-19 Relief Grant

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center, one of Harlem’s leading community-based organizations dedicated to providing a wide range of comprehensive services to clients from the Harlem community and beyond. Continue Reading →

The City Encourages Everyone Who Earned $68,000 Or Less In 2020 To File For Free Using NYC Tax Prep

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today kicked off the 2021 tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 19th annual tax season initiative. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Community Centered Public Private Challenge Across 5 Boroughs

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the Imagine Schools NYC Challenge, a public-private partnership to create 20 new schools and transform 20 existing schools across New York City into schools of the future. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Levin And Others Announce New “Know Your Rights” For Workers

Today, Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi joined City agency and community partners—including Lutheran Social Services of New York—to announce $350,000 in funding from the City and Robin Hood for “Know Your Rights” (KYR) forums for immigrant New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

NYC Announces Career Centers Served A Milestone Of Veterans And Their Spouses

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced a milestone of over 15,000 veterans and their spouses served from Harlem to Hollis.

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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 →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Assures Minors Free Access To Attorneys

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoOne year after calling for New York City to step up and “respond to the humanitarian crisis we have before us,” East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today that the New York City Council Unaccompanied Minors Initiative is successfully providing free attorneys for every minor who arrives in New York City. Continue Reading →


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