HW Pick: Access To Credit & Capital For Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprises Town Hall Forum

The Small Business Expo For Free In NYC1Hosted by The Black Institute with The Black Latino and Asian Caucus

Town Hall Forum to discuss access to credit and capital for minority and women owned business enterprises. Continue Reading →

NYC Chancellor Farina Announces Summer In The City From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Fariña today announced the launch of Summer in the City (SITC), a brand-new approach to summer school for grades 2-12 which combines new curriculum, college-level and STEM-oriented enrichment programming, and educational visits to New York City cultural institutions. Continue Reading →

Brewer Announces Funding For New Police-Community Relations

gale BrewerToday, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced her office is setting aside $48,000 in funding for new Manhattan Police-Community Relations Improvement Awards, to support long-term, sustainable projects aimed at restoring trust between police officers and the communities they serve. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Homelessness Services

harlemless in harlemMayor Bill de Blasio today announced $12.3 million on homelessness prevention services to expand free legal representation in Housing Court and help thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis facing eviction or harassment stay in their homes. Continue Reading →

NY Electeds At NAN Action Rally Against Synthetic Marijuana In Harlem

seitu sharpton3NY Elected Officials to attend National Action Network Saturday Action Rally to unveil a Community Action Plan against Synthetic Marijuana in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill And Chancellor Fariña Announce closure For The Lunar New Year

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls For Stronger Rent Laws

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio today called for stronger rent laws that will stem the loss of affordable apartments to deregulation. More than 35,000 affordable apartments have left rent regulation since it was last extended in 2011, putting enormous pressure on working families and pushing longtime tenants out of fast-gentrifying neighborhoods. Continue Reading →