Mayor Eric Adams celebrates Juneteenth at Gracie Mansion

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York City Mayor Eric Adams hosted a reception celebrating Juneteenth on June 16, 2022, at Gracie Mansion.      During his speech, Mayor Adams invited leaders of African descent to focus on their … Read More

Mayor Eric Adams and SBS Commissioner Kim kick off national small business week

Photos credit: Kenya L. Smith New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Kevin D. Kim kicked off on May 2, 2022, a grand celebration of National Small Business Week with … Read More

Mayor Eric Adams announces $2 million in funding to help residing and newly arrived Ukrainian New Yorkers

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro announced on April 22, 2022, that the New York City will provide more than $2 million in funding to … Read More

Black Men’s Brunch and Mayor Eric Adams honor actor Jamie Hector and Block Power founder Donnel Baird

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell  The Black Men’s Brunch, an initiative started by nonprofit organization 500 Men Making a Difference and Mayor Eric Adams, celebrated on March 26, 2022, in partnership with Man Up Inc., its 10th anniversary at the … Read More

Mayors Adams Suspends Key to NYC and Removes Mask Mandate in NYC Public Schools for K-12 Students

In the face of quickly declining COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and more than 17 million doses of vaccines administered, Mayor Eric Adams announced on February 4, 2022 the suspension of the Key to NYC program and the removal of indoor … Read More

Mayor Adams unveils plan to curb gun violence in New York City

Photo credit: Michael Appleton New York City Mayor Eric Adams released on January 24, 2022, a “Blueprint to End Gun Violence” in New York City, which lays out numerous policy proposals Mayor Adams is seeking to implement to curb the … Read More

Gambian community holds public funeral for 15 victims of the Bronx fire

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Gambian community led by Imam Sanku Kabba and Imam Bajaha said their last goodbye to the 15 Twin Parks North West residents who lost their lives in the 19-story building on January 9, 2022. … Read More

City launches relief fund to support New Yorkers impacted by Bronx fire

Photo credit: Michael Appleton Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City today announced the launch of the Bronx Fire Relief Fund to support those affected by the recent apartment building fire in the Bronx. “Yesterday’s … Read More

Mayor Eric Adams signs “Small Business Forward” to help small businesses deal with violations

Photo credit: Ed Reed Mayor Eric Adams signed this week the “Small Business Forward” Executive Order to reform existing business regulations, ensuring local businesses face fewer needless fines and penalties. The Executive Order builds upon Local Law 80 and calls … Read More

Eric Adams sworn in as New York City’s 110th Mayor at Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell A few minutes into 2022, Eric Adams holding a framed picture of his deceased mother Dorothy, with family members and friends, took center stage at the Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration to be sworn … Read More