Joint Press Conference With Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds ON Hurricane Maria

Joint press conference with Harlem city council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill de Blasio, and many other electeds on Hurricane Maria:

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Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Commish Eposito Announce Hurricane Maria Relief

As Hurricane Maria barrels through Puerto Rico, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito announced efforts the City is making to help with the recovery. Continue Reading →

Speaker Mark-Viverito Sends Off NYC Emergency Responders To Puerto Rico (Photos)

A mini-photographic essay of the response from the East Harlem‘s City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito: Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announce New Fast Charging EV Hubs In All Five Boroughs

Following on his ambitious plan to mandate cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the next step in his climate action agenda. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Arrested At DACA Protest (Video)

Here’s the statement and video from East Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito: Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Host, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Attend Harlem Town Hall

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio will host a town hall with East Harlem residents, represented by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in addition to Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, State Senator Brian Benjamin, State Senator José M. Serrano and Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez. Continue Reading →

Planned Parenthood Of NYC Joins Call To Remove Dr. J. Marion Sims Statue

When images of white supremacists taking the streets in Charlottesville first surfaced, thousands of New Yorkers participated in rallies to condemn the hateful actions and rhetoric of white supremacist groups. Continue Reading →

Mayors Office Host A Day Of Action Bringing Info And Resources To NYC’s Dreamers

Today, the City hosted a Day of Action on the DACA program, providing information and resources for New York City’s 30,000 Dreamers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Taps Harlemites And Others To Consider Controversial Statues’

NY Daily News reports that Mayor de Blasio named a committee Friday to address how the city should deal with the sordid histories of hundreds of statues, plaques, obelisks and other memorials scattered on city property across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

City Wins Legal Battle Making Car Wash Industry Fairer To Consumers From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (above middle) and DCA Commissioner  today announced the City‘s victory in the legal battle to license and regulate the car wash industry. Continue Reading →

Update: La Marqueta Gets $5.5 Mil Facelift In Harlem

A multi-million dollar renovation project at La Marqueta, an open-air events and retail space in East Harlem, is set to begin this month, a spokeswoman for the city Economic Development Corporation told Patch. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Remarks DACA Press Conference (Video)

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito remarked:

“For me it’s very hard to maintain my composure when we see the level of cruelty and inhumanity that consistently is being inflicted by this administration. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Rodriquez, Mark-Viverito And Others Pass Immigration Law

The City Council Committee on Immigration, chaired by Carlos Menchaca, and Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis Rodriquez and others reps responded quickly to the recent Trump Administration’s announcement signaling the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Continue Reading →

Who’s On The Ballot For Next Week’s Primary Elections That Can Effect Harlem

NY Post reports that Mayor de Blasio isn’t the only candidate on the ballot in next Tuesday’s primary election: Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Council Member Menchaca Announce $1.5 Mil Funding Towards Immigrant Health Initiative

Today, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito joined Immigration Committee Chair Carlos Menchaca, Mixteca Organization and Street Soccer USA to announce the New York City Council’s $1.5 million investment for the Immigrant Health Initiative. Continue Reading →