In The Wake Of Young Woman’s Suicide Uptown, Alcántara And Others Support “Life is Precious”

Upper Manhattan is the epicenter of this epidemic…

State Senator Marisol Alcántara together with State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, mental health advocates, and members of the school community, unveiled $400,000 in state funding for a “Life is Precious” suicide prevention program that is focused on young Latinas. Continue Reading →

Prominent Political Donor’s Facebook Post Draws Condemnation From Harlem To Hollis

NY1 reports that a Facebook posting from a prominent political donor has turned an under-the-radar controversy that started with Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Senate Democrats into one that is now getting public reaction from around the New York political world. Zack Fink filed the following report. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito To Albany, Use Special Session To Protect Immigrants

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito wants Albany leaders to pass statewide protections from deportation for immigrants if elected officials convene a proposed special session before Jan. 1, 2017, she told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer on Dec. 22, 2016.  Continue Reading →

Marisol Alcantara Has Eye On Upper Manhattan Senate Seat

delarosa-1473830853-9914-1478603606-5416Marisol Alcantara knows what it’s like to eek out a win on election night. She just won’t have to do it on Nov. 8; she did it two months ago. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At K2 Summit

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoOn Monday, November 16 at 8:30 AM, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs , New York City Policy Department (NYPD) and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will co-host a summit, K2 in NYC: Promoting Public Health and Safety…  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 →