Health

State passes 2018 budget
La estatal aprueba presupuesto 2018

It took nine extra days of debating, but the state legislature finally passed its 2018 budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 9...
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Relief after Re-entry
Alivi+o después de reintegrarse

A new federal bill named for Kalief Browder, who committed suicide after incarceration on Rikers Island, is designed to improve mental...
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Farming Fair
Agricultura justa

Dicen que sólo quieren lo que es justo. Mientras que los trabajadores de bajos salarios en otras industrias se han beneficiado de la legislación...
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‎Will of Win
La voluntad de Win

It's a Promise kept. A former neighborhood theater named "Promise" will be transformed into a supportive housing facility...
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Driving down hunger
Disminuir el hambre

This time, shop and drop. A collaborative effort to encourage local volunteerism and help boost the supply of local food banks is coming to a...
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Rage and Reform
Furia y reforma

Es una historia de dos adolescentes. Cuando Robert DeLeón fue arrestado a los 17 años, fue juzgado como adulto y después...
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Aware to SHARE
SHARE, consciente

During her campaign for elected office last year, Marisol Alcántara often invoked the season as “the year of the woman.” Now Alcántara...
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Workplan for wellness
En búsqueda del bienestar

Héctor Mata es un salvavidas. Mientras trabajaba con el Proyecto Washington Heights Corner, un grupo que promueve la reducción...
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Screen Test
Ponerse en prueba

Mantener las pruebas. NYC Health + Hospitals insta a todos los neoyorquinos de entre 50 y 75 años a hacerse la prueba y está......
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Heat Assistance Deadline
Asistencia de Calefacción

Use HEAP to help. New Yorkers who need help paying their heating bills can apply for assistance – but must do so by Fri., Mar. 17th...
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Ensuring the Stability of Home
Garantizar la estabilidad del hogar

In a few short weeks, the New York State legislature will release its budget for this fiscal year. Our...
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New win for WIC families
Nueva victoria para las familias WIC

Hay un nuevo formato para la fórmula. Una nueva ley proporcionará un mejor acceso a la fórmula recetada para bebés de los...
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Give ’em shelter

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he cannot see an end - yet. While unveiling his latest plan to help homeless New Yorkers, de Blasio admitted...

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Community News – 02.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.22.17

Take part in the guest artist dance workshops at the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center on Sat., Feb. 25th from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Master
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Restart with Renewal
Renovación trae resultados

Renewal is showing results. The city’s Renewal Schools program is boosting attendance and test scores at previously struggling...
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How Age-Friendly?

Advocates for older New Yorkers are calling on state legislators to restore funds for New York City senior centers cut from...

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Heard and unblurred
Deshaciendo el silencio

“It’s taking away our humanity.” That’s what Jessica Greer Morris says is happening in light of the prevalence of sexual assault in the...
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Need, by the numbers
Necesidad bajo cifras actuales

At West Point, cadets take a class called Armed Forces in Society. They learn that combat veterans have higher rates of...
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Scraps for SNAP
Sobras para SNAP

Está en nivel de "crisis". Los defensores de alimentos de emergencia temen que los "recortes draconianos" a los recursos contra el...
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United Uptown
Agenda del Alto

Rompieron el pan y fijaron la agenda. Una coalición de base amplia, dirigida por organizaciones comunitarias, grupos de defensa e...
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Taking down tobacco
Abatir el tabaco

Están pensando en los niños. La nueva legislación tiene por objeto impedir que las bodegas exhiban abiertamente cachimbas, cigarrillos...
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Alternative Action
Acción alternativa

Quieren obstaculizar los peligros. La ciudad está aplicando mano dura a más propietarios con el más reciente anuncio de 250 edificios...
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“Let’s have justice done”
“Hagamos justicia”

This bishop sees both sides. Albany Roman Catholic Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger‎ presided over a gathering in the state capital this past...
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13 Heart to Heart Facts
13 Hechos de corazón a corazón

Cada minuto, una mujer muere por enfermedad cardíaca en los Estados Unidos. Es el asesino número uno de las mujeres, causando una...
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“It’s not safe here”
“No es seguro aquí”

Noel Romero feels uneasy in his own home. The Inwood resident, who lives at 3852 Tenth Avenue, is one of numerous tenants at the...
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Food in a flash
Aumentando acceso al alimento

Obtener comestibles pronto podría ser facilísimo. El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Sounding the alarm on ACA repeal
Alarma sobre ACA

‎La devastación está cerca. Esa fue la terrible advertencia ofrecida por la vicealcaldesa de Salud y Servicios Humanos de la Ciudad de...
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Affinity en la Avenida

Será el Día de Duarte. Todos son bienvenidos a la celebración comunitaria este jueves 26 de enero en el Centro de Servicio Comunitario Affinity Health Plan...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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Salve for the Scammed
Alivio para los estafados

Think of it as a bit of coin for the conned. Nearly 350,000 people who lost money running Herbalife businesses will be getting reimbursement...
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Here to Protect You
Aquí para protegerlos

NYC ha sido y siempre será una ciudad que dé la bienvenida a todos. Como neoyorquinos, nos enorgullecemos de nuestra diversidad...
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The Pressure Pair
El par de la presión

When people aren't well, sometimes they don't want to discuss why. Especially in a room filled with strangers. Joelle Ludwig and Katy Hogan...
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Frontlines at Fonfrède
Vanguardia en Fonfrède

January 1 marked the 213th year of Haitian independence. Before independence, slaves cooked a delicious soup joumou made of squash, carrots...
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Denounced as “despicable”
Denunciado como “despreciable”

Residentes de un edificio de apartamentos en Inwood están luchando contra su propietario después de que una peligrosa fuga de gas enviara...
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Hammered
Aporreados

El problema comenzó con buzones. Cuando el propietario decidió instalar nuevos buzones, los obreros utilizaron martillos para abrir la pared...
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Counsel in the cards
Abogado por escrito

Every year landlords seeking evictions force nearly 300,000 New Yorkers into Housing Court. Ninety percent of landlords have a lawyer...
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A Drink Deep
Una bebida profunda

Water flows through everything in Sarina Prabasi’s life—family, work, love and coffee. Growing up in Nepal, she heard her father’s stories about...
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Banish the Blues
Disipar la tristeza

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season behind us, January can be a bit of a let-down. For elders, the post-holiday blues is...
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Cold Weather Safety Tips
Consejos de seguridad para clima frío

La exposición al frío puede causar condiciones de vida que amenazan la salud. Evite condiciones graves como congelación e hipotermia...
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Raise the age, save in spades
Aumentar la edad, ahorrar en palas

Lywan Reed spent three years incarcerated. ‎”I was terrified.” He was 16 when first jailed, first at Rikers for four months and then at the...
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Praise and peace at PACE
Paz en PACE

Se congregaron con el cardenal. Miembros del Centro Senior Life de ArchCare, en East Harlem, recibieron un regalo especial el lunes 19 de diciembre...
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Solitary Stop
Fin del aislamiento

It is the isolation Victor Pate remembers the most. The Harlem native, who was incarcerated for 15 years, was kept in solitary confinement for...
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Community News – 12.28.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.28.16

The Office of Councilmember Mark Levine is hosting a low/no-cost insurance sign up event on Thurs., Jan. 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Attendees will...
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Keeping Seniors Social
Manteniendo redes sociales activas

No es raro experimentar un mayor deseo de acurrucarse en el sofá e "hibernar" cuando el clima se vuelve frío, pero para las personas mayores con...
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UC Recap – December 19th – December 24th

I hate to be the bearer of bad news. But you know who is about to be President in a matter of weeks and this country, and ultimately the world...

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Community News – 12.21.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.21.16

The Apollo is celebrating its 10th Annual Kwanzaa celebration on Sat., Dec. 31st at 2:00 p.m. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with performances by the...
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Helping with HOPE
Ayudando con HOPE

¿Combatiendo la pobreza? Hay una aplicación para eso. Al menos la habría si Joel Berg se saliera con la suya. Berg, director ejecutivo de Hunger...
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Lightening a mother’s load
Misión de madre

It was time for wellness at Win. As New York City’s homeless population continues to rise, so does the burden it places on families...
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App Aid

Now there is an app for that too. New Yorkers struggling with addiction to treatment can now access any service in the New York State...

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Compassion, not ‘cuffs
Compasión, no esposas

Floyd Parks está cansado. Cansado, explica, de sentirse "como un delincuente", simplemente por carecer de un techo permanente sobre su...
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