Brewer Announces Return Of Fresh Food For Seniors For 2017 From Harlem To Houston

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced the relaunch of her Fresh Food for Seniors program for 2017, which will operate through November, 2017. Continue Reading →

Brewer Promotes Free Summer Meals For Kids From Harlem To Hollis

On Friday, June 16, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will lead a borough-wide Day of Action to provide parents and children with detailed information about free meals available this summer through New York City’s Summer Meals Program. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Releases Results Of Survey Of Empty Storefronts From Harlem To Hollis

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today released results of a survey of vacant storefronts along the entire length of Broadway, conducted Sunday, May 21, 2017 by several dozen volunteers and interns organized by her office.  Continue Reading →

Rev Malika Lee Whitney, Significant Elders Of Harlem, And Others At The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater Education Program in partnership with the Harriet Tubman Learning Center C.S. 154 in Harlem celebrated members of The Significant Elders of Harlem for their 10 year contribution to the Apollo Theater Oral History Project.  Continue Reading →

Brewer And Citizens Committee Announce Grant At Lydia’s Magic Garden In Harlem

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer joined the Citizens’ Committee for New York City and the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) to announce 36 Community-Scale Composting Grant awards for community garden programs across the city in 2017. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Chancellor Fariña Announce Universal PE Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Assembly Member Cathy Nolan and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced a Universal Physical Education (PE) initiative to provide all schools with a designated PE space by 2021. Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer Announces 2017 Community Board Appointments From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced this year’s slate of appointments to Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards. The 328 appointments include 87 new members, more than a quarter of the appointments. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Invites NY’s To Stop By Diabetes Health Fair In Harlem

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer invites all New Yorkers to attend a Diabetes Health Fair her office is hosting in partnership with Lenox Hill Hospital next Tuesday, May 23, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, at the Borough President’s Northern Manhattan Office. Continue Reading →

Brewer Statement On White House Rescinding Guidance That Protected Transgender Students

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued the following statement in reaction to the White House’s decision to rescind federal guidelines protecting transgender students’ rights in schools across the country. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Other Elected Call For Immediate Fixes To MTA Elevators

Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.” Continue Reading →