DCA Announces 50,000 New Yorkers Have Received Free Counseling From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers have conducted nearly 100,000 counseling sessions since 2008, helping 50,000 New Yorkers improve their Continue Reading →

New Online Tool Shows How New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Fare On Health Metrics

A new population health tool debuts today, offering researchers and policymakers in New York City and 499 other urban centers nationwide a window into how its residents fare on a variety of Continue Reading →

Food Bank For New York City Opens Free Tax Assistance Sites To Help Low Income New Yorkers File Tax Returns

With the tax-filing deadline on the horizon, Food Bank For New York City opened tax assistance sites across the five boroughs to provide low-income New Yorkers with free, full-service tax Continue Reading →

Brewer Invites New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis To Join Sustainability Board

The Manhattan Borough President’s office is accepting applications from Harlem to Hollis for membership on the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) until 5:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.

City Program Connects New Yorkers To Full Time Positions As Peer Advocates

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (above) and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that graduates of a City program will be hired to help individuals Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces His Cultural Plan For All New Yorkers, CreateNYC

Mayor de Blasio today joined NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl and Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer to release CreateNYC, New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan.

Post Sanctuary City: Comptroller Scott Stringer Insists He Stands With New Yorkers (Update)

By Eartha Watts-Hicks New York, NY: A Sanctuary City. How concerned should we be should newly inaugurated president, Donald Trump be allowed to make good on his threats to withdraw Continue Reading →

New HIV Outreach Effort Distributes Over 1,700 Free HIV Self-Test Kits To New Yorkers

At the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference in Denver, the New York City Health Department today presented findings from a new and successful outreach effort that distributes free Continue Reading →

New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Are Cycling More, And They’re Healthier For It

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief entitled, “Cycling in New York City, 2007 to 2014.” The most recent data for NYC adults and high school students show 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 →