Politics/Government

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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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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The Nest at the Branch
El nido en la sucursal

Cuando Ronald Clark era un adolescente, salió de la cama en medio de la noche. Su cabeza estaba llena de preguntas candentes. Quería saber...
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“It’s a bloody shame”
“Es una vergüenza sangrienta”

“Over time, it became clear that I would miss family gatherings, teacher conferences, and days at the beach.” Janice Carter said at first, she...
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Reality Bytes
Bytes de Realidad

Los anteojos están llegando. Como demostró recientemente la presidenta de la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico de la Ciudad de Nueva York...
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Table Talk
Sobremesa

They met in the late morning to talk pie – and how to acquire a greater slice of it. A month after knocking the city for its poor performance in allocating...
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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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Site Seers
Contando con cultura

Help boost travel throughout the borough. Applications for the 2017 Manhattan Cultural Tourism Grant are now open. Each year, the New York City...
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UC Recap – December 12th – December 17th

The Hamilton cultural juggernaut continues to conquer. How do you cap off a year that includes 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, a...

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Advocates plan march on Trump Tower
Defensores planean marcha a la Torre Trump

‎"Slapped in the face." That's how Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) describes what happened to immigrants...
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The Hug at the White House
El abrazo en la Casa Blanca

Este detective pasó de navegar por el metro a mirar las estrellas en la Casa Blanca. Recientemente, mientras andaba en el metro, Ian Aquino...
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Value Verified
Valor Verificado

No change. That’s what Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed in regards to the “city’s values” and his administration’s commitment to protecting...
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“Allocate” is advocates’ demand
“Asignar” es la demanda de los defensores

Make good. That was the demand from education advocates calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo to follow through on...
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Cause for Concern
Motivo de preocupación

Nadie tuvo nada bueno que decir sobre el presidente recién electo ni sus políticas en una sesión de información del norte del condado...
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Will ACA repeal wreak havoc?
¿La revocación de ACA causará caos?

More than a million New Yorkers would lose their health insurance with even a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to...
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ACS head Carrión steps down
Carrión, cabeza de la ACS, renuncia

Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner Gladys Carrión, who came under fire this year after two young children died...
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Contact via lens
Contacto a través de la lente

Straight out of Brooklyn – the city’s video visitation program for prisoners on Rikers Island will, for the first time, be expanded beyond that borough...
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No Brakes on the Bikes
Sin freno

Es azul para todos los condados. El presidente del Comité de Transporte del Ayuntamiento está abogando por que el dinero de los...
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Shop – Don’t Drop
La ciudad redobla las iniciativas de Vision Zero

La concientización importa. Mientras la ciudad entra en la temporada de fiestas y la parte más oscura del año -por lo general el momento más mortal...
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Catch on to Kinder Applications
Atención a la Aplicación

The kindergarten application process is officially underway. All students born in 2012 who currently live in New York City are eligible to attend...
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Rent withheld at two violation-saddled buildings

There'll be no checks in the mail. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Public Advocate Letitia James have announced that the city is withholding rent payments...

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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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Rising concerns for people with disabilities
Preocupadas están las personas con discapacidad

Advocates for people with disabilities say they're worried about them losing health coverage and other necessities as power shifts in...
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Brawl in El Barrio
Debate en El Barrio

History seems to be repeating itself for Charles Bridges. But he’s pushing for a different ending. A native of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Bridges...
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POST-ELECTION IMMIGRATION UPDATE
ACTUALIZACIÓN POST-ELECCIÓN DE INMIGRACIÓN

Catholic Charities has long welcomed immigrant families, protected vulnerable refugees, and assisted the undocumented, unaccompanied...
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Frontline Funding
Financiamiento de vanguardia

Están poniendo ayuda detrás de la ayuda. Enviando un mensaje "simple pero firme" de que la comunidad inmigrante debe ser protegida tras...
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Peril-free Parrandas
Parrandas libre de riesgos

No lo traiga a casa de sus vacaciones. Oficiales de salud de la ciudad están instando a los viajeros, especialmente residentes...
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UC Recap – November 21st – November 26th

I lovingly call my wife Eileen Z. Fuentes Doprah aka Dominican Oprah because she has dedicated her life to helping other women...

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Your Voice
Tu Voz

La noche del lunes antes de las elecciones, me fui a dormir seguro de que pasaría el resto de mis treinta luchando dentro de una...
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A plea for pardon
Súplica por indulto

vy Teng Lei ha estado viviendo con miedo. Desde la victoria de Donald Trump en la elección presidencial, la inmigrante china Lei dijo que...
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“We will not tolerate hate or racism”
“No toleraremos el odio ni el racismo”

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an open letter to all students in New York following recent incidents of bias and discrimination reported...
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Mining M/WBE Resources
Minando Recursos M/WBE

Ahora las M/WBE tendrán su MBDA – en Manhattan. La Red de Centros de Extensión Empresarial (BOC por sus siglas en inglés) se ha...
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A Feast for the Found
Un festín para los encontrados

Todos fueron bienvenidos en esta mesa. Clientes de Exodus Transitional Services, Inc. en East Harlem, disfrutaron de un festín por...
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Excellence in Engineering
El Alto reúne premios de ingeniería

Uptown is at the top of its game. The city’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has announced that three major restoration...
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UC Recap – November 14th – November 19th

We have crossed the Rubicon. Trump’s America is beginning to take shape. Late last week it was announced that Senator Jeff Sessions...

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Comeback, catharsis, continuance
Contestacion, catarsis, continuación

It was supposed to be a celebration. There were friends, flan and champagne. But by 10 p.m. on Election Night, the mood shifted. Friends said...
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Aid on the Island
Ayuda en la isla

They started with service. On the eve of the SOMOS 2016 conference in Puerto Rico, a task force from Catholic Charities performed a day...
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Helpline for Health
Salvavidas para la salud

Que apruebe la seguridad. Defensores de la salud y miembros del sindicato se unieron a la abogada pública de Nueva York Letitia James...
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Action Alight
Acción Iluminación

Saint Nicholas will now have new guiding lights. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), along with the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice...
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Student Union
Organización estudiantil

Se están movilizando. El grupo formado el año pasado para evitar un recorte de $485 millones de dólares en fondos estatales a la City University...
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HUD revises voucher rule
HUD actualiza fallo de cupón

It’s a New York thing. Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez and Senator Charles Schumer have announced that the U.S. Department of Housing...
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UC Recap – November 7th – November 12th

Brace yourself America, we are headed for turbulent times. We have entered the abyss. We are in unchartered territory. Turmoil awaits us...

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Runners’ Harlem High
Un campo para la comunidad

Un patio escolar en ruinas de Harlem obtendrá una transformación completa el próximo año mientras se hace accesible a la comunidad en...
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Bill signs the Ban
Mandato Municipal

Stating that he wants to “break the cycle” of wage discrimination affecting women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed...
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Deal in a Diversity Officer
Necesitamos un director de diversidad

El acceso de un estudiante a una educación de calidad nunca debe estar determinado por su código postal, pero desafortunadamente eso...
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Dominican candidates carry local races
Candidatos dominicanos ganan carreras locales

Adriano Espaillat oficialmente recibió su boleto a Washington, convirtiéndose en el primer dominicano en servir en el Congreso de...
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Voter Assistance
Asistencia para el votante

You are not alone. So say city and state officials, who are offering assistance to voters who encounter issues at the polls this Election Day...
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Election Day

Today, Tuesday, November 8th is the General Election day for a number of elected offices across New York State.

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Full circle at the Square
Triunfo en la Plaza

El gran sitio era considerado “fantasmal” – pero no había nada terrible para segar. En su lugar, una antigua área industrial en el lado...
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