Mayor de Blasio And Commissioner Bishop Commitments For NYC Tech Talent Pipeline Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Gregg Bishop of the Department of Small Business Services, today announced academic, employer and philanthropic commitments for the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline (TTP) initiative from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Reports Significant Increase In Discrimination Inquiries

The NYC Commission on Human Rights reported a significant increase in discrimination inquiries in 2016, receiving 8,330 reports in 2016 compared to 5,296 reports in 2015, a nearly 60 percent increase meaning that more New Yorkers are recognizing the Commission as a credible venue for justice. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To Rename 115th Street Library The Harry Belafonte In Harlem

The New York Public Library and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the Library has decided to adopt a new name for Harlem’s 115th Street Library.  Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To Deliver State Of The City Address At the Apollo Theater in Harlem

Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver his fourth State of the City address on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. The Mayor will once again deliver the State of the City address in the evening to ensure that more New Yorkers have access to the event. Continue Reading →

Family Of Killed Harlem 6-Year-Old Sues City For $10 Million

The family of a Harlem boy beaten to death last year after enduring months of abuse is suing Mayor Bill de Blasio, the city Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the Department of Education. Continue Reading →

City Selects Development Team For Mixed-Use Affordable Project In East Harlem

1691 Madison Avenue

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has selected Jonathan Rose Companies and L+M Development Partners to develop a multi-building, affordable mixed-use project at 1691 Madison Avenue, located on most of the block bound by Park and Madison avenues and East 111th and 112th streets in East Harlem.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Partnership To Boost Minority And Women Biz Opps

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Office of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) today announced a new community partnership to boost City contracting opportunities for M/WBEs. Continue Reading →

DYCD Opens Early Application Process For City’s Summer Youth Employment Program

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today announced that applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) from Monday, February 6 through Friday, March 17, 2017 for youth from Harlem to Hollis.  Continue Reading →

HPD Announces Distressed Properties In 2017 Alternative Enforce From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer announces the 2017 Alternative Enforcement Program list. Continue Reading →

Post Sanctuary City: Comptroller Scott Stringer Insists He Stands With New Yorkers (Update)

By Eartha Watts-Hicks

New York, NY: A Sanctuary City. How concerned should we be should newly inaugurated president, Donald Trump be allowed to make good on his threats to withdraw federal funding from all so-called sanctuary cities, cities that refuse to comply with last Wednesday’s executive order? Continue Reading →