DCA Announces 50,000 New Yorkers Have Received Free Counseling From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers have conducted nearly 100,000 counseling sessions since 2008, helping 50,000 New Yorkers improve their financial health and reduce their debt by $54.9 million and increase their savings by $4.4 million. Continue Reading →

Blackstone CEO Host Inner-City Scholarship Fund Students From Harlem To Hollis

Christine and Stephen A. Schwarzman hosted an event at Blackstone Headquarters for 93 Catholic school students they sponsored through Inner-City Scholarship Fund in celebration of their high school graduations. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez Speaks On Fair Fares Victory For Everyone From Harlem To Hollis

New Yorkers living in poverty and representatives from the broad coalition of legal, labor, human services, economic justice, transit and worker rights organizations supporting half-priced transit fares for the poor gathered at the Fulton Street Station in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

City Youth Employment Programs To Reach 109,000 Youth From Harlem To Hollis

NY Daily News reports that City-backed workforce development programs will employ more than 109,000 young people this fiscal year, de Blasio administration officials said Thursday. Continue Reading →

New “Affordability Index” Monitors Escalating Affordability Crisis From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Comptrollertoday released a new first-of-its-kind tool for examining how the City’s mounting affordability crisis strains the everyday lives of representative New Yorkers.

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Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce Proposal To Make Birth Certificates More Inclusive

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson today announced a landmark proposal to make birth certificates more inclusive to all gender identities from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Winners Of 36th Annual Awards For Excellence In Design From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, Public Design Commission President Signe Nielsen, and Executive Director of the Commission Justin Garrett Moore, today announced the winners of the 36th Annual Awards for Excellence in Design Continue Reading →

City To Raise Parking Meter Rates, Create More Zones And Reduced Rates In Harlem

NY Post reports that parking rates will soon go up citywide, and drivers who park in parts of Brooklyn and Queens may face even bigger increases with new zones, city transportation department commission Polly Trottenberg revealed on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

New Online Tool Shows How New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Fare On Health Metrics

new population health tool debuts today, offering researchers and policymakers in New York City and 499 other urban centers nationwide a window into how its residents fare on a variety of environmental, behavioral and health measures. Continue Reading →

The Mayor’s Public Engagement Units May Events Schedule From Harlem To Hollis

Throughout May, Mayor de Blasio’s Public Engagement Unit has events planned citywide to help New Yorkers access resources and information from the Tenant Support Unit, Home Support Unit, and GetCoveredNYC. Continue Reading →

Salmonella From Eggs Sickens From Harlem To Hollis

A source reports that a salmonella outbreak has been traced back to eggs is continuing to sicken people, with another two cases reported in New York state in the past month, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  Continue Reading →

Transit Advocates Ask Subway Riders From Harlem To Hollis To Call The Mayor In Push For Fair Fares

Metro reports that as you wait on subway platforms this week, you may see transit advocates asking you to call Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to ask him to adopt “fair fares.” Continue Reading →

NYPD Refuses To Reveal Precinct Use-Of-Force Data From Harlem To Hollis, Citing State Law

NY Daily News reports that the NYPD has dug in its heels and refused to turn over precinct-level use-of-force data, citing a state law that it claims makes cop personnel records confidential. Continue Reading →

Leaders Praise The Mayor For Opening Of Overdose Prevention Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this brave, important and necessary step. Continue Reading →