Join the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and Honorable Speaker Cory Johnson on Monday, June 25th, 2018, at the UJA-Federation Of New York, NY.
NY Daily News reports that he wasn’t his first choice, but is looking forward to working with newly selected City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.
NY News Day reports that Corey Johnson was elected speaker of the City Council Wednesday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson today announced a landmark proposal to make birth certificates more inclusive to all gender identities from Harlem to Hollis, Queens.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.”
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 →
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 →
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 →
The NY Post reports that Rev. Al Sharpton wants race to weigh heavily in who becomes the next leader of the City Council.
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 →
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 →
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 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 →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that this weekend, Citi Bike will celebrate its fifth anniversary as the nation’s largest bike-share system.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that thanks to a ten-year investment of $1.6 billion in street repaving, New York City had this week paved its 5,000th lane-mile since 2014.
Today, Mayor de Blasio signed 11 bills to combat workplace sexual harassment.
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 →
Mayor de Blasio and Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law is now in effect.
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 →
In advance of Earth Day 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Central Park from the Harlem Meer to Heckscher Playground, the world’s most iconic greenspace, will become entirely car-free.
Today, Mayor de Blasio announced the 2018 “MTV VMAs” will return to NYC and air live on Monday, August 20, 2018 from Radio City Music Hall.
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 →