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 April and May found New Yorkers are … 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, early education sites and District 75 schools … 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 to unemployed New Yorkers, will begin next … 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 21, blended learning, which is a mix … 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 connection with the killing of two police … 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 Obama’s former vice president picked Kamala Harris … Read More

Black Male Leaders urge VP Joe Biden to choose a Black woman VP in statement of solidarity

Photo Credit: Wikimedia As someone who has said throughout the campaign that VP Joe Biden needs to choose a Black woman VP, the urgency for that pick has gone from something that SHOULD happen to something that HAS to happen. … Read More

NYC Health + Hospitals is offering free back to school vaccinations

Photo credit: Raw pixel In New York City, all children from 2 months to 18 years of age must get vaccinated in order to attend childcare or school. To avoid children falling behind on their vaccine schedule, NYC Health + … Read More

NY State allows school reopening in September

Photo credit: Rido Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on August 7, 2020, that based on each region’s infection rate, schools across the state are permitted to open this fall. Every region’s infection rate is below the threshold necessary by the … Read More

A “census taker” will come to your home unless you self-complete the Census

Photo credit: US Census Bureau If you live in the U.S., you most likely received several pieces of mail urging you to complete the Census, mandated by the United States Constitution and occurring every 10 years. While the national response … Read More

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