Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce $125 Million Annual Investment In Fair Student Funding

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced an additional $125 million annual investment in “Fair Student Funding” (FSF) for New York City public schools, starting in the Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez, Transportation Chair And Speaker Johnson Announce Car Free Day 2018

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation officially announced that New York City will organize its 3rd Car Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez Speaks On Fair Fares Victory For Everyone From Harlem To Hollis

New Yorkers living in poverty and representatives from the broad coalition of legal, labor, human services, economic justice, transit and worker rights organizations supporting half-priced transit fares for the poor Continue Reading →

Transit Advocates Ask Subway Riders From Harlem To Hollis To Call The Mayor In Push For Fair Fares

Metro reports that as you wait on subway platforms this week, you may see transit advocates asking you to call Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to ask him to adopt “fair fares.”

NYCHA State Of Emergency From Harlem To Hollis Could Cost City Hundreds Of Millions

Curbed NY reports that Earlier this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially declared a state of emergency on the New York City Housing Authority, calling for the appointment of an independent monitor who will Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Commissioner Trottenberg Announce Car Free Day Programming

Standing in Times Square, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and New York City Council Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez today announced programming for this year’s Continue Reading →

Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs And The City Council Announce NYC Immigrant Information Desk

Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the City Council announced three new in-person resource hubs, called the NYC Immigrant Information Desk, creating central, hyperlocal resources for immigrant New Continue Reading →

CVS Health And Northside Center Partner To Enhance Mental Health Clinic Program From Harlem To Hollis

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today announced a new partnership with CVS Health to expand mental health clinics Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez And Others Vote To Protect Residents From Hookah Danger

The New York City Council voted on a package of legislation regulating the use of hookah, including bills 1075-A and 1076-A introduced by Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, and 139-C introduced Continue Reading →

Mayor De Blasio On Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And The Mandatory Inclusion Law

In a statement from Mayor Bill De Blasio on the Mandatory Inclusion Law regarding affordable housing and Harlem’s Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito stated that: “Since adopting the nation’s most progressive affordable Continue Reading →

NYC Initiative Offers $1.8 Million In Grants To Help Longstanding Small Businesses Compete

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that applications are now open for local small businesses to apply for a share of $1.8 million in Continue Reading →

Most Far Reaching Sexual Harassment Act In U.S. Now Law From Harlem To Hollywood

Mayor de Blasio signed the City Council’s groundbreaking and far reaching sexual harassment bill package into law today, responding to the #MeToo movement and calls across the country for an Continue Reading →

Leaders Praise The Mayor For Opening Of Overdose Prevention Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this Continue Reading →

Human Rights Campaign Designates NYC Health + Hospitals A “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality”

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 22 of its patient care locations (includes Harlem Hospital), across all five boroughs, have received the designation “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” from Continue Reading →