Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds Pass Resolution Affirming NYC As A Sanctuary City

mellissa-mark-viverito-in-east-harlem1Resolution 1321 sponsored by the Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Brad Lander and Council Member Carlos Menchaca, affirms that despite president-elect Donald Trump’s senseless threats, NYC will remain a Sanctuary City for immigrant residents. Continue Reading →

Harlme’s Al Sharpton Announces Pre-Inauguration March (Video)

al-sharpton-in-harlemRev. Al Sharpton, of the Harlem based National Action Network, announces Monday that a coalition of groups will lead a march and rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington a week before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Based NAN, IDC And Others Pushes Funding For Immigrant Legal Services

nan-event-in-harlemThe National Action Network (NAN) and members of the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) stood alongside advocates to support measures which would protect immigrants living in New York State from discrimination and hate crimes. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Transportation Chair Calls On Pres-Elect Donald Trump To Move HQ

melissa-mark-viverito-and-ydanis-rodriguez2On Monday, December 5th at 10:30am, uptown NYC Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez will call on President-Elect Donald Trump to move his transition headquarters out of New York City to ease traffic congestion in midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others On DDC Summer School Enrichment Program

melissa-mark-viverito-and-ydanis-rodriguez1Uptown electeds Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez comment on a study of middle school students who participated in the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) Middle School Summer Enrichment Program has found that, after the program, students overall were more interested in technical career fields. Continue Reading →

Donald Trump Makes Surprise Call To Harlem Rev Al Sharpton

sharpton-trumpHarlem man Rev. Al Sharpton got a surprise phone call Thursday morning — from President-elect Donald Trump sources report. Continue Reading →

Rev. Calvin Butts Sees Better Times For Abyssinian Development Corp.

rev butts in harlemTwo weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, where he vowed to defend immigrants from deportation and pledged to protect the rights of all New Yorkers who feel threatened by the incoming Trump administration. Continue Reading →

Ready Harlem, Manhattan B.P. Brewer Opens Community Board Applications For 2017

gale BrewerManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer’s office is accepting applications for membership on Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards and encourages all eligible New Yorkers living, working, or studying in the borough of Manhattan to consider applying. Continue Reading →

2016 Women Of Light, Peace & Power In East Harlem

celebrate-women-in-harlemDeAlmas Women’s Institute invites all women to join them in sisterhood for an evening of prayer and art of resistance (poetry/song/readings) aimed at activating and broadcasting the incredible power of women’s wisdom and sacred energy on a planetary level during this critical time. Continue Reading →

Zoning At New Heights: Supertalls & the Accidental Skyline In Harlem

e0fcce97-fb09-46f0-afc6-cb573d8f67e1New Yorkers have long had a love-hate relationship with height. And, as the age of the “supertall” tower sets a new precedent for what’s possible, controversies are growing. Continue Reading →