On International Day Of Persons With Disabilities, NYC: Atwork Employment Program Receives The Zero Project Award

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Victor Calise today announced that the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities innovative employment program, NYC: ATWORK, has received the Zero Project Award for 2021. Continue Reading →

Calise And Cortés-Vázquez Approved By NY State Senate As Newest Members Of MTA Board

Commissioners Victor Calise and Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez were approved by the New York State Senate today. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Nominates Victor Calise To The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board

Mayor de Blasio today nominated Victor Calise for an appointment to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Board. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza And Mayor de Blasio Announces New Accessibility In Admissions Policy

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and Mayor de Blasio today announced a new admissions policy to better match students with accessibility needs to accessible school buildings from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

NYC Becomes First To Offer ASL Direct To Deaf And For Hard Of Hearing From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the de Blasio administration announced that New Yorkers who primarily communicate via American Sign Language can now obtain City services faster and more efficiently through the use of ASL Direct, becoming the first city in the nation to offer the service. Continue Reading →

New York State Falls To 40th In The U.S. In Jobs For People With Disabilities

Today, Respectability reports that even as the national economy improves, New Yorkers with disabilities are left behind, which means Harlemites will be left behind. Continue Reading →

TLC Launches Citywide Accessible Dispatch Service From Harlem To Hollis

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) today officially launched its expanded Accessible Dispatch program, offering passengers a convenient, user-friendly way to request a wheelchair-accessible taxicab throughout the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

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