Research Suggests Police-Worn Body Cameras Reduce Violence

1-krLGJSlG3kh0DDQ66gQAEAPolice brutality is a problem in the criminal justice system from Harlem to Hollywood. Police-worn body cameras are one potential remedy to these violent encounters, but they have both benefits and drawbacks. Continue Reading →

NY Is 2016’s 8th Greenest State With Coming Earth Day

east-harlem sliderWith Earth Day just days away, billions of taxpayer dollars being devoted to environmental-protection efforts and energy costs eating a significant portion of the average household’s income, the personal finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2016’s Greenest States.
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New York Is the 2nd Worst State In The USA For Doctors

emblemhealth_whole-body-careWith National Doctor’s Day just days away and the medical profession undergoing intense change in recent years, with the Affordable Care Act, the rise of branded hospital networks and the retirement of Baby Boomers, the personal finance website WalletHub today released its report on the 2016’s Best & Worst States for Doctors. Continue Reading →

Grant Applications Available From Preservation League

1702-1704-1706-lexington-avenue-107th-street-1911-upper-east-side-manhattan-nyc-20Applications are now available to eligible municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to compete for Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), the signature grant programs of the Preservation League of New York State and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Continue Reading →

Levine, Park Advocates Call To Save Critical Parks Jobs

Levine Park Advocates Call for City to Save Critical Parks Jobs and ReturnThis morning, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine led the first hearing for the Parks and Recreation Committee on the Fiscal 2017 Preliminary Budget for the Department of Parks and Recreation. Continue Reading →

New York Is The 16th Best State For Women’s Quality Of Life

Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito Launches Young Women's Initiative on the SWith March being Women’s History Month and women outnumbering men in all but nine states today, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women. Continue Reading →

NY The 12th Highest Level of Political Engagement Among Black Folks

where-are-blacks-most-least-politically-engagedWith Black History Month and the South Carolina primaries taking place in February 2016, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s States with the Highest Political Engagement Among Blacks. Continue Reading →

New York City’s Public Health Care System Rebrands

image006The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation will now be known as NYC Health + Hospitals as part of a new brand strategy that unifies its more than 70 patient care locations in the five boroughs and represents a transition to a wellness-focused health care leader that provides essential services to 1.4 million New Yorkers every year. Continue Reading →