Harlem Fave PA James File Class Action Lawsuit Against NYC And State

Letitia JamesToday, Public Advocate Letitia James, along with ten foster children, filed a class action lawsuit against the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) for causing irreparable harm to children in New York City foster care. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis PA James Calls for Tripling Funding To CUNY

Letitia JamesPublic Advocate Letitia James today released a report recommending that the City increase its contribution to the CUNY budget for child care from $500,000 to $1.53 million to ensure that every child receives the care and opportunities needed. 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 →