Adrienne Adams becomes New York City Council’s first Black Speaker

Photo credit: Dave Sanders NYC Council overwhelmingly elected on January 5, 2022, by a vote of 49 in the affirmative and two in the negative, its first Black Speaker, Adrienne Adams, for a term ending December 31, 2023. Council Members … Read More

New York City Council passes legislation to hold City-funded social service providers accused of sexual harassment and abuse accountable

On August 27, 2021 the City Council unanimously passed legislation introduced by Council Member Helen Rosenthal to ensure that reports of sexual harassment, abuse and/or assault involving City-funded social service providers are handled appropriately. Intro 2284 was introduced after clients … Read More