Harlem Council Member Rodriguez’s Legislation To Prevent Vehical-Based Attacks

Less than one month after a driver killed a young tourist and injured 20 pedestrians in Times Square, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced legislation to take action and prevent similar tragedies. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases Plan To Invest In New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today released New York Works, a series of 25 initiatives to spur 100,000 jobs with good wages over the coming decade. Continue Reading →

Protest Hits Cuomo Over Lack Of Female And Minority Appointments

Asian, African-American and Hispanic business and religious leaders demonstrated outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office this afternoon to pressure the Democrat to diversify the leadership of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senator Brian Benjamin Introduces Bill To Stop ‘SoHa’ Rebranding

In one of his first orders of business in the New York State Senate, newly-elected Harlem Senator Brian Benjamin has introduced legislation to prevent the real estate industry and other actors from rebranding existing neighborhoods without residents’ permission. 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 →

Report Makes Case For Hiring Formerly Incarcerated People From Harlem To Hollis

The American Civil Liberties Union and its Trone Private Sector and Education Advisory Council today released an investigation into the successes of corporate policies geared to giving formerly incarcerated Americans a fair chance at re-entry. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat And Others Introduce New Legislation To Make College More Affordable

TODAY, Representatives Bobby Scott, ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Susan Davis, ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, joined Reps. Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Immigrant Rights Coalition Praises Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

A coalition of immigrant rights, community based organizations and leaders will gather on Friday morning to praise NYC Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s recent decision to bolster pro-family policies in how the City administers its $26 million immigrant defense program. Continue Reading →

Comey’s Harlem Connection Leaked Memos

Columbia University law professor Daniel Richman has directly confirmed with source that he helped leak memos of former FBI Director James Comey’s private conversations with President Donald Trump to the public. Continue Reading →

Electeds de Blasio, Levine, Espaillat And Others Announce Cameras At NYCHA Houses

The de Blasio Administration today kicked off National Safety Month by announcing the installation of new closed-circuit television cameras at 22 public housing developments, representing an investment of $15 million in City and State funding. Continue Reading →