UC Recap – February 27th – March 4th

Shout out to Elle for a stellar photo shoot in Harlem recently. Featuring models Amilna Estevão and Alécia Morais and styled...

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The History of Somos through Posters

This year’s Spring SOMOS, Inc. Conference marks the milestone anniversary of 30 years. Three decades after its founding, the non-partisan...

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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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Pass on the pipeline
Rechazo al oleoducto

To Cedric Goodhouse, water is sacred. “Water is life, not just for me, but for all of mankind,” remarked Goodhouse, the Hunkpapa Lakota Chairman...
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“Best black archive in the world”
“El mejor archivo negro en el mundo”

Hay secretos por todas partes, incluso debajo de las tarimas. Con el recientemente alcanzado estatus hito nacional, recientes renovaciones...
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Money Love
Amor al dinero

Jackie Robinson stealing home plate in the 1955 World Series. Duke Ellington at his piano. Nine black children escorted by 101st Airborne...
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Mourning with a Mission
Luto con una misión

For Wilson Santana, it was Waters of Sorrow. The 1986 documentary series focused on the degradation of marine ecosystems...
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Sisters Strike
Huelga de hermanas

Hagamos huelga juntos. Los organizadores de la Marcha de las Mujeres, que atrajo a millones de personas en diversas ciudades de...
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Community News – 03.01.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.01.17

Improve your survival skills at Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Mar. 5th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The fire-making workshop, led by Urban...
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Fake Resistance and the Democrats
Resistencia falsa y los demócratas

Durante el fin de semana, manifestantes se reunieron frente al edificio del New York Times y otras oficinas de medios de comunicación...
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Text take on hate
Texto contra el odio

Explíquelo con detalle. Se han anunciado nuevas acciones a nivel estatal para combatir los crímenes de odio y el antisemitismo, incluyendo...
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Fourth takes First
De primer lugar

A fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has won first place in a poster competition...
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Speed Read
Prueba de velocidad

How fast can you go? Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman wants to know. The AG is encouraging New Yorkers to test their...
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UC Recap – February 20th – February 25th

Last week, 52 years ago, the great Malcolm X was assassinated right here in Washington Heights. While the man made his transition...

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“Too damn high”
Polémica pendiente

Bienvenida Cabrera está a la caza. Recientemente se quedó desempleada y está buscando un nuevo trabajo. Pero Cabrera está...
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“It’s not right to cheat us”
“Fue muy duro para mí”

Mahase Harrypaul sabía que algo no estaba bien. El nativo de Trinidad y Tobago estuvo empleado durante tres años en varios...
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Native Best
Moda original

As Fashion Week comes to an end, so, coincidentally, does the tour of “Native Fashion Now,” the country’s first large-scale traveling...
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“Equity and opportunity”
“Equidad y oportunidad”

SBS is open for business – and more. The city’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS) will soon unveil a capital access program...
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‎Bill to Seal the Record
Sellar los records

Buscan cerrar el record. ‎Una ley para sellar los records criminales de los neoyorquinos arrestados por posesión de marihuana fue...
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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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Count on Counsel
Se garantizan nuevas protecciones

Now they can count on counsel. Low-income tenants will no longer be at a disadvantage when facing a landlord is housing...
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Trashed
A la basura

Eso no fue un día de San Valentín. El gobernador Andrew Cuomo rechazó el trabajo del Ayuntamiento sobre las bolsas de plástico...
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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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EARLY APPLICATION PROCESS FOR SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
EL PROGRAMA DE EMPLEO JUVENIL DE VERANO

Applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) now through Friday, March 17, 2017. The application...
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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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New contract backed by transit workers
Nuevo contrato respaldado

Ratificado. Los trabajadores del transporte público han respaldado un nuevo contrato de 28 meses con la Autoridad Metropolitana...
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UC Recap – February 13th – February 18th

Okay, do yourself a favor and check out Pop + Pour ASAP. The latest edition to the ever popular Dyckman Strip, Pop + Pour (200 Dyckman)...

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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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‎Woman of the Century
La mujer del siglo

Paciencia, fe y masticar los alimentos lentamente. Es lo que Eulalia García Figueroa dice es el secreto de una larga vida. Ella debería...
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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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600 voicemails and counting…
600 mensajes de voz y contando…

En un reciente foro de derechos de inmigración, Ángela Fernández advirtió a las personas que enfrentan ser deportadas no firmar...
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“We’re going to find you”
“Lo vamos a encontrar”

While scaling up on projects, they dialed down on wages.And now City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has assessed $3.2 million in...
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Community News – 02.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.15.17

The Apollo will present ‎"Apollo Uptown Hall –Trial By Jury: The Case of the N-Word" on Sun., Feb. 26th at 3:00 p.m. The interactive...
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“We’re holding our own”
“[Nos] estamos manteniendo”

La fuerza tiene un camino por recorrer. Aunque el Departamento de Policía de Nueva York (NYPD, por sus siglas en inglés) ha avanzado...
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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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Rant on the Rails
Bronca en los rieles

Enough. After four major breakdowns within a week, elected officials are asking the MTA to prioritize a full renovation of the elevators...
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A Modern Roll
Un Registro Moderno

Advocates say updating and streamlining voter rolls is a goal within reach. Modernizing voter registration practices can register...
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Housing Forums
Foros de Vivienda

No hay duda de que el comienzo de este año ha resultado un reto. Hay tanta prisa por salvar las protecciones que tenemos...
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UC Recap – February 6th – February 11th

I had the distinct honor of being the first guest on the podcast of the Gotham Philosophical Society. Recorded just prior to the election...

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NYC bag fee might be on hold
Cuota de bolsas podría mantenerse

La cuota podría ser embolsada. La legislatura estatal ha aprobado un proyecto de ley que retrasaría una inminente cuota de cinco...
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Winter storm update
Actualización de tormenta invernal

New Yorkers are urged to refrain from travel as the storm continues to move through the City. This system has brought heavy snow that...
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Banding for Cover
Cubiertas en coalición

They stood together for the right to cover. Dozens of Muslim women and their supporters gathered at City Hall on February 1 to mark World...
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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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“This is the time to learn about everything”

“Este es el momento de aprender sobre todas las cosas”

Before she was called “Your Honor,” some called her “Honey.” U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that gender...
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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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Community News – 02.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.08.17

Learn about the flowers, trees, the birds and the bees at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Feb. 18th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join naturalist...
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Perfect the Profile
Perfeccionar el perfil

Es hora de que los contratistas brillen. El alcalde Bill de Blasio y la Oficina de Empresas y Negocios Propiedad de Mujeres y Minorías de la...
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Seniors at Risk
Adultos mayores en riesgo

If nothing changes in Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal, 65 senior centers in New York City will close this year due to a funding shuffle...
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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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