Join LaborArts and the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition as we honor five extraordinary women who have been working for the larger good all their lives. Continue Reading →
“The FY 2017 Executive Budget incorporates many of the recommendations and priorities outlined by the Council in our Preliminary Budget Response, including greatly building New York City’s reserves and increasing the City’s capital investments, which will help safeguard our City’s continued financial security.
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This Sunday, May 1,2016 join Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for the opening of the new season of East Harlem’s Vendy Plaza. Continue Reading →
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today announced this year’s slate of appointments to Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards. The appointments took effect earlier this month and include 81 new members, more than a quarter of the 312 appointments. Continue Reading →
Harlem-based National Action Network released the following statement applauding President Obama for his latest efforts in making re-entry easier for those who have been recently incarcerated and designating April 24-30, 2016, as National Re-entry Week.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office arranged for a nonprofit fund to loan $130 thousand to West Harlem Community Organization, the funds were part of $1.36 million used for three other private pre-kindergarten programs who did not get city contracts. Continue Reading →
Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, joined Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) in urging President Barack Obama to take steps in solidifying fair chance hiring policies in the federal government. Continue Reading →
On April 19, 2016, we welcomed former President of the United States Bill Clinton to Union Settlement’s Jefferson Senior Center! Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, April 20, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine will hold a ceremony to announce the project proposals selected by District 7 residents during this year’s cycle of participatory budgeting. Continue Reading →
On Friday April 15th, 2016, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito gave presidential candidate Hilary Clinton a tour of a problem-plagued NYCHA building in East Harlem. Continue Reading →