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New York City announces phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The City of New York will work with the State to guarantee maximum distribution of a safe, effective, and free vaccine, with an emphasis on communities hardest hit by the pandemic. Over the... Read More

You have until October 16 at 6 a.m. to fill out the 2020 Census online

If you live in New York or any other US state, undocumented or not, you have until October 16 at 6 a.m. to fill out the 2020 Census online at https://my2020census.gov/. Via mail,... Read More

COVID-19 makes New Yorkers anxious et depressed Health Opinion Polls show

Photo credit:The Visuals You Need The Health Department released on September 22, 2020, a new report on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health in New York City. Health Opinion Polls conducted in... Read More

In-person learning delayed in New York City Public Schools

Photo credit: Tom Wang The City of New York announced, on September 17, 2020, changes to the previous school reopening schedule announced earlier this month. According to the new schedule, only 3-K, pre-K,... Read More

$300 lost wages assistance payments will begin next week says NYS Department of Labor

Photo credit: Anna The New York State Department of Labor today announced on September 10, 2020 that payments for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program, which provides an additional $300 in weekly benefits... Read More

NYC public schools to reopen remotely on September 16 and in-person on September 21

Photo credit: Fizkes The City of New York announced this week that NYC public schools will reopen on September 16 for a three-day transitional period when students will receive instruction remotely. On September... Read More

Civil Rights Leaders Issue Statement on Armed White Militia Violence Against Protesters at Jacob Blake Protest

Leading national racial justice organizational leaders issued on August 27, 2020, a joint statement on armed white militia violence and police camaraderie with militia members following the arrest of a militia member in... Read More

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate as Black leaders get their wishes granted

Photo credit: U.S. Senate Black male and female leaders from around the country who called on presidential candidate Joe Biden to choose a Black woman as vice-president, got their wishes granted as President... Read More