DCAS Opens First Civil Service Testing Center For Applicants From Harlem To Hollis On Staten Island

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) officially opened a new Computer-Based Testing and Applications Center (CTAC) for Civil Service exams today at 135 Canal St., 3rd floor, in the Stapleton section of Staten Island. Continue Reading →

First-Ever CSA Inclusion And Diversity Open Call For Performers With Disabilities

Respectability reported that On Sunday, January 7, 2018, Casting Society of America (CSA) members across the country from Harlem to Hollywood are making themselves available to union and non-union performers with disabilities. Continue Reading →

Fellowships For Communications, Journalism & Film Students From Harlem To Hollis

Hello Harlem,

We’re looking for undergraduate and graduate students interested in a fun internship experience this spring or summer in Diversity in Film and Television. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based City College Appoints New President

The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new president of The City College of New York, which had been without a permanent leader since former president Lisa S. Coico resigned amid scandal in 2016. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Charges Against Businesses From Harlem To Hollywood

The NYC Commission on Human Rights announced charges today against 12 local and national businesses for violating the Fair Chance Act. Continue Reading →

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 seeking or sustaining recovery from a substance use disorder. Continue Reading →

Amazon Is Building A $5 billion Secondary North American HQ And Wants Local Governments To Submit Proposals

Venturebeat reports that Amazon has announced plans to open a second headquarters in North America and today launched a request for proposal (RFP) from local and state governments as it looks to pin down a site for the project. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: As Uber Falters, Yellow Taxis Provide Great Opportunities For Drivers

By David Beier

Although it is no secret that Uber is facing an ongoing leadership and integrity crisis, the yellow taxi industry is proving it is not going anywhere. Continue Reading →

Washington Heights’ New Marshalls Store Now Hiring

One of the largest stores in the new retail section of the renovated George Washington Bridge bus terminal is gearing up to open after years of construction delays. Continue Reading →

Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Celebrate Increase Of Summer Youth Employment Program

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (right), joined by Finance Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland and Council Members Elizabeth Crowley and Antonio Reynoso, alongside GRYC President Bob Monahan, visited the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council (GRYC) at I.S. 77. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nonprofit Partners With Cornell University To Help Close Unemployment Gap

The nonprofit STRIVE New York has broadened its impact on urban youth unemployment by partnering with eCornell and local city organizations to launch Serve UP Harlem, an initiative to prepare 18- to 24-year-olds for career paths in food service and hospitality. Continue Reading →

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre As Administrative Consultant

Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn’s esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.‘s and Harlem fave New Federal Theatre, www.newfederaltheatre.com, as Administrative Consultant. Continue Reading →

You Need A Job? Respectability Is Expanding And Hiring

As a relatively new nonprofit, Respectability has just completed our first-ever leadership transition. Respectability elected a wonderful new board chair, treasurer and 10 additional board members. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Wants To Hire Someone For The Coolest Job From Harlem To Hollis

NY Daily News reports that club kids, barflies and punk rockers, it’s time to brush off your resumes and start working for the man. Continue Reading →

Minority Hiring Goals Out Of Reach From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio administration has ambitious goals for minority- and women-
owned businesses, but in the construction industry, few such firms have the capacity to meet them, an industry group’s study has found. Continue Reading →