Community Gather To Mark One Month Amanda Morales Guerra Took Refuge Uptown

TOMORROW Sunday, September 18 at 12:00 PM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa and NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Marisol Alcántara, Adriano Espaillat And DREAMers Rally For DREAM Act

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with DACA recipients, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, supporters and DREAMers speak out at rally. Continue Reading →

Senator Marisol Alcántara To Announce $80,000 For Washington Heights

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with the Dominican Women’s Development Center, will announce $80,000 in state funding for an after school program targeting Washington Heights’ at-risk youth on Thursday, August 31, at Mama Tingo Child Care and Learning Center, 2340 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Senator Marisol Alcantara And Queens Jose Peralta Announce State Allocate Funding

To help community-based organizations which work to improve the quality of life of neighborhoods and their residents, State Senator Marisol Alcantara and State Senator Jose Peralta announced a state allocation of $150,000 for Citizens Committee for New York. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez, Rep Adriano Espaillat, And Others Stand Behind Mother Facing Deportation

Amanda, a working mom of three U.S. citizen children, entered sanctuary on Thursday night to avoid deportation to her native Guatemala, a country her children have never known, and where she faced death threats before fleeing. Continue Reading →

Senator Marisol Alcántara Announces Washington Heights’ First Drop-In Center For Homeless LGBTQ Youth

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with the Dominican Women’s Development Center, announced $100,000 in state funding today for Washington Heights’ first drop-in center for homeless LGBTQ youth at Holyrood Episcopal Church which will provide space for the center. Continue Reading →

Rep. Adriano Espaillat Led Uptown Electeds And Others On Subway Crisis Answers

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat led a group of New York State and New York City elected officials for a community discussion for constituents to address New York’s subway crisis following a series of derailments, commuter delays, cancellations, fires and a host of other transit issues. Continue Reading →

Constituents Rally in Support of Senator Marisol Alcántara In Inwood

Dozens of constituents rallied in support of Senator Marisol Alcántara outside of her district office Wednesday evening. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others Announce Support for Inwood Library

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Senator Marisol Alcantara, and Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa issue their support for the proposal to construct a new Inwood library with 100% affordable housing included in the project. Continue Reading →

Protesters To Demand Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcantara Leave Democrat Group

Protestors are planning to fill the hallways of State Senator Marisol Alcantara’s Inwood offices Friday morning to demand that the senator leave the Independent Democratic Conference and caucus with mainline Democrats. 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 →

Rodriguez And Uptown Electeds Announce Bill To Curb Tobacco/Hooka Marketing

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced new legislation on Friday that would drastically change the way stores sell and physically market smoking products. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library Visioning Sessions With Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Ydanis Rodriguez would like to let you know about a great opportunity to mold the future for our treasured Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

Ydanis Rodriguez Invites You To Join The Inwood Library Visioning Sessions

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I would like to let you know about a great opportunity to mold the future for our treasured Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based NAN, IDC And Others Pushes Funding For Immigrant Legal Services

nan-event-in-harlemThe National Action Network (NAN) and members of the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) stood alongside advocates to support measures which would protect immigrants living in New York State from discrimination and hate crimes. Continue Reading →