Mayor de Blasio And Others Launch New Paid Internship For Women In Tech

Mayor de Blasio, Cornell Tech and the City University of New York today launched a new winter internship program as part of the Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in NY (WiTNY) initiative. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo Announces ‘Fix NYC’ MTA Woes Panel From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has assembled a 16-person “Fix New York City” panel that will come up with solutions to the city’s gridlock problems and also bring more money to the MTA, reports the New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Team, ACC, ASPCA To Host Dog Adoption Event For Owners From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the de Blasio Administration, Animal Care Centers of NYC and ASPCA will be hosting “City Howl,” a dog adoption event to celebrate Adopt a Shelter Dog month. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases Mayor’s Management Report For Fiscal 2017

The de Blasio administration today released the Mayor’s Management Report  for fiscal year 2017, an analysis of City agencies’ performance from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Taps Harlemites And Others To Consider Controversial Statues’

NY Daily News reports that Mayor de Blasio named a committee Friday to address how the city should deal with the sordid histories of hundreds of statues, plaques, obelisks and other memorials scattered on city property across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

NYC Education Experts Call Schools From Harlem To Hollis ‘Failure Factories’

The NY Posts reports that there are the schools Mayor de Blasio doesn’t mention. At 32 city elementary and middle schools, the average English-math proficiency rate on state exams has not exceeded 10 percent of students for four years in a row. Continue Reading →

De Blaso, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Provide Legal Council For All Low-Income Tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court. Continue Reading →

Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Fair Fix Plan For MTA

Following the news of Mayor de Blasio’s plan to raise revenue needed to fix our struggling subway system and support lower-income New Yorkers with subsidized fares, Harlem Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez released the following statement. 

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De Blasio Has A Lohta Say To Coumo About “… Making Sure Our Subways Run” From Harlem To Hollis

On Sunday, Mayor [easyazon_link identifier=”1620972093″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Bill de Blasio[/easyazon_link] (right) pushed back at assertions from Governor Andrew Cuomo (left) and MTA chairman Joe Lhota (middle) regarding who controls the subway—and thus, is ultimately responsible for its swift, inevitable decline in the past few months. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces His Cultural Plan For All New Yorkers, CreateNYC

Mayor de Blasio today joined NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl and Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer to release CreateNYC, New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. Continue Reading →

Rats, Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces $32 Million Neighborhood Rat Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city’s rat population that targets the three most infested parts of city: the Grand Concourse area, Chinatown/East Village/Lower East Side and Bushwick/Bedford-Stuyvesant. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Advisor Fialkoff Announce Summer Jobs Gains From Harlem To Hollis

Celebrating two years of progress, the Center for Youth Employment (CYE), a public-private partnership between the de Blasio administration and local private sector leaders, tripled the number of summer jobs for New York City’s most vulnerable youth—New Yorkers ages 14 to 24 who are or have been involved in the shelter, justice or foster care systems. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Wants To Hire Someone For The Coolest Job From Harlem To Hollis

NY Daily News reports that club kids, barflies and punk rockers, it’s time to brush off your resumes and start working for the man. Continue Reading →

Mayor’s Program To Curb Efforts Of Extreme Summer Heat From Harlem To Hollis

Before the hottest days of the summer arrive, Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing the launch of Cool Neighborhoods NYC, a new $106 million program designed to curb the effect of extreme heat, and protect against the worst effects of rising temperatures from climate change. 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 →