Community News 04.13.16
Noticias Comunitarias 04.13.16

Únase al Centro de Altagracia de Fe y Justicia el sábado 16 de abril entre las 9 a.m. y la 1 p.m. para la 2ª Limpieza Anual del...
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A “damning” disparity
Una disparidad “irrefutable”

Mind the gap. Women in New York City earn about $5.8 billion less than men in wages each year, according to a new report...
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Stepping up
Progresando, paso a paso

They're two of a kind. Twin 15-year-old students have been offered an opportunity to study at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis...
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Striving to Thrive
Mejorando la salud mental

Se estima que uno de cada cinco neoyorquinos adultos experimenta un trastorno de salud mental en un año determinado.
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Reduce the rates
Un respiro

Mark down the MetroCard. With subway and bus fares rising every few years, transit advocates and low-income workers are...
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Did You Know?
¿Sabía Usted?

El Departamento de Transportación de NYC (DOT, por sus siglas en inglés), invita todo el que viva, trabaje y juegue en...
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Cracking the code
Descifrando el código

Gabriella B. wants to be a singer. The eight-year-old mused on her future plans between bites of her sandwich....
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Focus on the Fellows
Enfoque en los becarios

Carlos Cuevas estaba en una encrucijada. Trabajando como gerente de fondos de cobertura después de graduarse de la...
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#imwithher #sheswithus
#EstoyConElla #EllaEstáConNosotros

I went to my first Bernie Sanders (for Senate) rally in 2006. His passion and energy and fist-in-the-air championing of the little guy are infectious...
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Bonding on Bloomingdale
Vinculándose en Bloomingdale

Parques de ‎NYC invita a los residentes de East Harlem a participar en una reunión pública de opinión sobre la Zona de...
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UC Recap – April 4 – April 9

Okay folks, the New York Presidential Primary is April 19th. It is a MUST that you go out and vote.

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Wage War Won
Triunfo de ley

It was a Major win. “Never before have so many workers in so many places won a common demand,” said Alvin Major.
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Lotto Luck
Gregory el Ganador

It took just two dollars ― and a moment of boredom ― to forever upend Gregory Vélez's life. Former parking attendant Vélez...
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Questions of Character
Cuestiones de personajes

Keith Albahe sabe que es un Guasón, pero no es una amenaza. Albahe pasa sus días como un personaje disfrazado en Times Square...
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A Cardinal’s Call
La petición de un cardenal

“We are working hard for you,” declared the Cardinal. Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan spoke on Thurs., Mar. 31st to farmworkers...
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Community News 04.06.16
Noticias comunitarias 04.06.16

Descubra las extravagantes obras de la artista y caricaturista del New Yorker, Roz Chast en el Museo de la Ciudad de...
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Asphalt Athletics
Atletismo del asfalto

Están dando un paso hacia adelante. En febrero de 2015 se encontró que el Departamento de Educación de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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A shinier STAR
Un ‘STAR’ más brillante

This STAR has a new sheen. The STAR Senior Center in Washington Heights had a recent freshening-up — in late March...
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Mix of the Masters
Mezcla de maestros

Check it. More than 300 young people are expected to take part in the Department of Youth and Community Development's...
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Force of the Fellows
La fuerza de las becas

El Imperio llama. Se está buscando a la próxima ola de políticos del estado de Nueva York para servir en Albany...
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UC Recap – March 28 – April 2

Teachers all over this country are using the game-changing musical Hamilton as a way of getting kids to engage with and become...

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State legislators seal budget deal
Legisladores estatales sellan acuerdo sobre el presupuesto

With a midnight deadline approaching, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement with legislative leaders on a state budget...
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Uptown Games return

Time to lace up. The Uptown Games, now in its fifth year, will return this weekend to The Armory New Balance Track and Field Center. Hosted by Senator Adriano Espaillat, Councilmembers Ydanis Rodríguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation...

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Super Stars
Superestrellas

No need for stockings or reindeer – these springtime gifts had been earned by scholars on their best behavior...
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TGIF for Equity
Proyecto de ley beneficia el tránsito en condados externos

Get 'em on track. State and city legislators are seeking to secure additional transit funding and greater infrastructure investment for...
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Community News 03.30.16
Noticias comunitarias 03.30.16

Muévase con los New York Road Runners (NYRR) en Inwood Hill Park el sábado 9 de abril a las 8:45 am. Disfrute de una carrera...
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Slaying the silence
Matando el silencio

It was a music room with no music. The large music instruction room at George Washington High School for Media and Communications...
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Stringer: Red tape tying up business
Stringer: la burocracia inmoviliza los negocios

Antes de que puedan estar en los negros, se están ahogando en números rojos. Iniciativas empresariales y de...
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On Myth and Opportunity
De mitos y oportunidades

Al igual que muchos votantes demócratas de mi edad y más jóvenes, yo #FeelTheBern (#SientoElBern). Percibimos en la campaña del senador...
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Slamming the scams
Derrotando las estafas

Immigrants seeking opportunity are too often being met by a swindle. With more than a half-million undocumented...
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Making the case with CAPP
El caso CAPP

El número de casos reportados de abuso infantil está en aumento en los Estados Unidos. En el año 2013, un estimado de...
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NYC Health + Hospitals recognized for LGBTQ care
NYC Salud + Hospitales reconocido por el cuidado LGBTQ

They are getting it done, de veras. The New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) celebrated its 10th...
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A convention of confection

Apártese, Willy Wonka. El chef de repostería Jemal Edwards y su socio Brad Doles recientemente han abierto CHOCnyc, una panadería...
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Tips for Taxes
Consejos para los impuestos

Filing taxes. It’s unavoidable and intimidating, especially for those less experienced in doing it. BetterMoneyHabits.com...
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The Minimum is Moral
El mínimo es moral

Every year, the top hedge fund managers make over a billion dollars each for betting on the stock market. New York has more hedge funds...
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UC Recap- March 21 – March 26

It is Onward & UPward time again. The annual Up Theater Company fundraiser is going down April 18th at...

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No car? No cares
¿Sin carro? No se preocupe

Ditch the drive. Lawmakers and transportation advocates are asking residents to imagine a car-free New York.
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Fight to the Finish
Ayuda para acabar con el SIDA

Fund and finish it. Activists and leaders in the AIDS community are imploring Governor Andrew Cuomo to add funding in...
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Rosa named Regents Chancellor
Rosa nombrada canciller de regentes

Ella es la alguacil ahora. Betty Rosa, ex superintendente de Escuelas del Bronx ha sido nombrada canciller de la...
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Truth seeking, in sneakers
“Corro por justicia”

"Mi hijo es tu hijo, tu hijo es mi hijo". Las palabras se imprimieron en la camisa de Antonio Tizapa en...
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Registration Nation
Nación de inscripción

Hit the books – and the ballot. In advance of the presidential primaries, the Second Annual Student Voter Registration Day (SVRD)...
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Open to All
Accesible a Todos

When I began my work as a Councilmember, I arrived with the clear understanding that no matter the...
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Handling with care
Manejo con cuidado

Les gusta hablar sobre basura. El grupo de mujeres se sentó alrededor de una mesa amontonada en el vestíbulo del...
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Hotspots for health
Sabios en la salud

They're focusing on keeping healthcare in the 'hood. A regional health network is aiming to reduce chronic health issues in New York...
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Weapon recoveries in public schools on the rise
Recuperación de armas al alza

El número de armas incautadas a estudiantes en las escuelas públicas de la ciudad de Nueva York se disparó un 25 por ciento...
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Pushing back on poverty
Retroceder la pobreza

In the United States, 1.17 million children live in “extreme poverty,” meaning family members live on less than $2 per day.
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Community News 03.23.16
Noticias comunitarias 03.23.16

Improvise en pijama con amigos en la fiesta de pijamas de la Biblioteca Fort Washington el martes 29 de marzo de 5:30 a 6:30 pm.
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UC Recap – March 14 – March 19

Before Hamilton became the hottest ticket in town, the play was just an idea inside the head of Uptown icon, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Hamilton in the House
En Casa con Hamilton

It was full circle for the First Lady. First Lady Michelle Obama exulted the work of Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of Hamilton
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Virtual and vital
Virtual y vital

Una vez al mes, un grupo de estudiantes de Inwood abandona el aula. Pero lejos de hacer novillos, los estudiantes...
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