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 →

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito And Others Helping To Improve Quality Of Life For All

Yesterday, the city took important steps to hold landlords accountable and make our streets safer by passing legislation that will help with the crisis when it comes to affordable housing, and to protect pedestrians and cyclists who are the most vulnerable street users.

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Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Hundreds Protest Proposed Federal Arts Funding Cuts

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer held a rally today outside City Hall that was attended by hundreds protesting President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts for the arts. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Remind Voters of Importaant Election Registration Deadlines

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Ben Kallos, Minority Leader Steve Matteo and Council Members today reminded New Yorkers to register to vote and to  indicate their party affiliation by the deadline, October 14th, in order to be eligible for voting in the November 8th Presidential Election. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Budget To Invest In Youth

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, New York City Council Members and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an equitable, fiscally responsible, and early budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2017. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Local Brings Nights Of Dancing To Harlem

lincoln center silent discoLincoln Center will present five nights of dancing under the stars at outdoor locations in each of the boroughs of New York City starting in Harlem on August 19 through September 3. Continue Reading →