Photos: Press conference NYCEDC To Award Over A Half-Billion Dollars In Contracts To M/WBE Construction Firms

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New York City to start 3-K for All this fall

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Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week 3-K for All, the most ambitious effort in U.S. history to provide universal, free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education for every three-year-old child regardless of family income. 3-K for All will build on … Read More

40 individuals arrested during ICE Enforcement Operations in New York

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The New York Immigration Coalition received information that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has officially arrested nearly 40 individuals in the greater New York area, as part of a targeted enforcement operation. In a memo dated Saturday, February 11th, ICE … Read More

NYC: New Yorkers earning $64,000 or less can file their taxes for free

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas kicked off last week the tax season with the launch of the Agency’s 15th annual tax time campaign and encouraged New Yorkers who earned $64,000 or less to file for free using … Read More

NYC: “We are going to defend all New Yorkers regardless of their immigration status” – Mayor de Blasio

By Isseu Diouf Campbell President Trump can sign as many executive orders he wants, Mayor de Blasio is not budging from the position he has always had about protecting all New Yorkers including the undocumented. “The stroke of a pen … Read More

NYC: Contractor at JFK charged for discriminating against Muslim employees

Today, the NYC Commission on Human Rights charges Pax Assist Inc., a wheelchair assistance service at JFK International Airport, with violating the NYC Human Rights Law for discriminating against Muslim employees by repeatedly denying their requests for break time to … Read More

WE NYC celebrates one year of providing free crucial services to women entrepreneurs

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop announced on December 14, 2016 that nearly 1,500 women have been reached through the City’s WE NYC program, a new program connecting women entrepreneurs with the resources … Read More

Immigrants, you are safe in New York City!

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Bill de Blasio met with members of the ethnic media in a recent roundtable at City Hall to reassure concerned immigrant New-Yorkers following the election of a new president that New York City will remain … Read More

Despite warning, pregnant New Yorkers continue to travel to Zika-Affected areas

  At a meeting last month with members of ethnic and community media outlets, cosponsored with City University of New York Center for Community and Ethnic Media, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett revealed new data that show a steady … Read More

How to beat the heat in New York City

Extreme heat events in New York City are defined as a heat index (which accounts for both temperature and humidity) reaching 95 degrees or more for two or more consecutive days or 100 or more for one or more days. … Read More

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