First Lady McCray, Cities Thrive Coalition Asks Congress To Increase Funding For Critical Health Programs

The Cities Thrive Coalition, led by the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, today sent a letter signed by nearly 100 bipartisan mayors to congressional leadership outlining priorities Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray Launches New Partnership To Promote Mental Health And More

First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced Sisters Thrive, a women-led, family-centered volunteer effort to promote mental health literacy in Black communities.

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 Continue Reading →

Statement From First Lady Chirlane McCray On Senates Passage Of Bi-Partisan Mental Health Bill

With an inordinate number of mental health (depression, mental distress, etc.,) residents in Harlem, New York, Harlem World Magazine thinks that the statement by First Lady Chirlane McCray is a Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Ariel Palitz As The First Ever Queen Of NYC Nightlife From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Mayor de Blasio announced that Ariel Palitz, a lifelong New Yorker and nightlife professional, will be New York City’s first ever Senior Executive Director of the Office of Nightlife.

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Sign Bill Prohibiting Employers From Inquiring About Salary History

In a milestone achievement in the fight for pay equity, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 1253 prohibiting all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history.

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

In 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 Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Maria A. Oquendo, Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Launch NYC Well

First Lady Chirlane McCray, along with the American Psychiatric Association President Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and health leaders, today announced the launch of NYC Continue Reading →

TBI, BLAC & Women’s Caucus Drive Passage Of MWBE Bill Package

On Wednesday, September 14th members of the City Council’s Women’s Caucus, Public Advocate Tish James, along with Council Members Laurie Cumbo, Helen Rosenthal and Elizabeth Crowley, gathered support from their Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Rally For Retirement Security For All New Yorkers

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James,  Comptroller Scott Stringer and a broad coalition of business, labor, and other leaders rallied today in support Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Young Women’s Initiative

Today, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council launched the Young Women’s Initiative, a multiplatform coalition aimed at supporting young women in New York City.