Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announced The Expansion Of 3-K For All

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the expansion of 3-K for All to six more community school districts across all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark Viverito And Safety Chair Gibson Announce Hearing On Gun Safety

Today, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (left), and Public Safety Chair Council Member Vanessa Gibson announced the Committee on Public Safety will convene a hearing on October 16th, 2017, in Council Chambers. Continue Reading →

De Blaso, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Provide Legal Council For All Low-Income Tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court. Continue Reading →

Rep. Levine And Others Leaders Celebrate Passage Of Landmark Tenants’ Rights Bill

The New York City Council today voted to pass Intro 214-B, a landmark bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, that requires the Office of Civil Justice to establish a program for legal representation for low-income tenants facing eviction in housing court within five years. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Opening Statement Immigration Bills Public Hearing

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito opening statement at a public hearing on immigration Bills: Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Levine Rally For Tenant Free Legal Services

Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Mark Levine and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced that, for the first time, the City will fund universal access to legal services for tenants facing eviction in New York City Housing Court. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Vote On Legislation To Create An Office Of Crime Victim Services And More

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today the New York City Council will vote on creating an Office of Crime Victim Services to provide important resources to relevant individuals in need. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

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