City Council Approves Harlem African Burial Ground Development In East Harlem

Patch reports that the New York City Council approved zoning applications for a massive development on an East Harlem site home to the former 126th Street bus depot and a 17th century African burial ground, the city Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday. Continue Reading →

NY City Council Announces Rapid Response Services For Immigrants From Harlem To Hollis

Be prepared!

To address the uncertainty and fear in our immigrant communities unleashed by the Trump Administration’s immigration policy changes, the New York City Council has taken additional steps to provide “rapid response” services throughout the year. Continue Reading →

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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City Council Approves Plan To Make All NYC Single Restrooms Gender-Neutral

Single Restrooms Gender-NeutralNew York City Council has passed legislation that requires all publicly accessible single-occupant bathrooms to be gender neutral, reports DNAinfo. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Young Women’s Initiative

Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito Launches Young Women's Initiative on the SToday, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council launched the Young Women’s Initiative, a multiplatform coalition aimed at supporting young women in New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And NYC Council Members Kick off Participatory Budgeting

Council Speaker Melissa  Mark-Viverito Holds Press Conference to Kick-Off...Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York City Council Members kicked off the voting period for New York City’s 2014-2015 participatory budgeting cycle — now the largest such process in the nation. Continue Reading →