Op-Ed: Reform Discovery Process To Ensure Fundamental Rights

By Melissa Mark-Viverito and Seymour W. James Jr.

In September 2016, Aaron Cedres was arrested for gang assault, accused of beating a patron outside a Bronx nightclub he worked at as a bouncer. Continue Reading →

CNN Political Analyst April Ryan Dishes On The White House In Harlem

During a talk last week in Harlem, April Ryan, Washington bureau chief for the American Urban Radio Networks and CNN political analyst, didn’t mince words about covering the Trump White House. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat Recognizes National Police Week

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement today in recognition of National Police Week: Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Justice Honors Thurgood Marshall In Harlem

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer made an appeal for the importance of courts and the rule of law at an event honoring the late Thurgood Marshall. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Results Of Participatory Budgeting cycle

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council announced the voting results and winning proposals of the 2016-2017 Participatory Budgeting cycle. Continue Reading →

VoteRunLead Teams Up To Announce Galvanize Program From Harlem To Harare

Can you do better? Just out is a news release from VoteRunLead.org on a partnership with the United State of Women (USOW) as they launch the Galvanize Program . Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Calls For DOC Commissioner’s Resignation

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Wednesday called on Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte to resign, amid recent controversy around DOC, including related to Ponte’s use of a city car to travel to Maine on a regular basis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Legislation To Improve Quality Of Life

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis Rodriguez and others today held public hearings for, and signed, fourteen pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

No Love For Paul Ryan In Harlem Charter School

AMNY reports that House Speaker Paul Ryan visited a Harlem charter school on Tuesday—drawing the ire of city officials and spurring calls for protests. Continue Reading →

Paul Ryan ‘Slipped’ Into Harlem School Run By Charter Advocate Eva Moskowitz

US News reports that U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has visited a Harlem in New York charter school run by a Democrat who was briefly in the running to be President Donald Trump’s education secretary.

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