NYC Joins Opposition Against Trump Administration Proposal To Limit Civil Rights Protections In Health Services

The City of New York announced today that it submitted two public comments in response to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed rule to eliminate or severely limit federal healthcare protections for residents from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Call For Applications Trump Administration To Support Community Revitalization, Local Food Initiative

Today, in support of the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an opportunity to apply for technical assistance for communities. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Community Board 11 Condemns ICE Raids By The Trump Administration

Community Board 11 condemns the Trump administration’s use of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids to terrorize immigrant communities, predominately of color, throughout the United States. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Sen. Warrens Legislation Housing For Survivors Of Natural Disasters

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Adriano Espaillat today led 10 of their Senate and House colleagues in reintroducing legislation that enables survivors of major natural disasters to receive housing assistance. Continue Reading →

NYC Joins Others In Suing The Administration To Stop Rule Allowing Discrimination In Healthcare

The de Blasio Administration joined New York Attorney General Letitia James and a coalition of 23 cities, states, and municipalities today in a lawsuit against a Final Rule issued by the Trump Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services. Continue Reading →

Streamed The Oversight Hearing On Title IX And Gender-Based Discrimination In NYC Schools

The City Council Committees on Women and Gender Equity, Higher Education, and Education will hold a joint hearing tomorrow regarding sexual harassment and gender discrimination in New York City schools,

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Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat Statement Following Today’s 2020 Census Decision

Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in response to today’s decision from U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY to block the citizenship question proposed by the Trump administration for the 2020 Census. Continue Reading →

HUD Plans To Impose Work Requirement And Spike Rents From Harlem To Hollywood

About half of the 4.7 million low-income Americans who receive federal assistance to help them afford housing would get a rent increase and many would be subject to work requirements as part of a major overhaul of the subsidy program the Trump administration has proposed says source. Continue Reading →