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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Easter Meet at the Mansion
Reunión de Pascua en la Mansión

¡Participa en la caza! En una nueva tradición, todos los residentes están invitados a una jornada de...
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Barrio Bounce
Bulla en el Barrio

They made it official. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced her endorsement for Congressional hopeful...
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Aiming Higher
Apuntando alto

They're gaining ground. An uptown group is giving a host of local artists a chance to connect and form social...
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Holding FIRM
Manteniéndose FIRMes

The many hands grasping at the large bronze globe at the Hall of Planet Earth knew just where to land.
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Expanding Audubon Park’s District
La expansión del distrito Audubon Park

The neighborhood alliance that is working to expand the Audubon Park Historic District to include the...
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Assembly budget proposal marks $1.7 billion investment in higher education
Asamblea marca inversión de $1.7 mil millones de dólares en educación superior

In a one-house budget proposal, the New York State Assembly rejected Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to shift substantial...
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“A New Inwood”
“Un nuevo Inwood”

It is truly a privilege to live in and represent the beautiful neighborhood of Inwood in Upper Manhattan.
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UC Recap – March 7 – March 12

What up, folks? I am hoping that old man winter has made his departure from us for the time being. Even though it was...

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Community News 03.16.16

Disfrute de una variedad de presentaciones el lunes, 4 de abril y el 11 en el United Palace Artes Culturales (UPCA, por sus siglas en inglés).
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Platinum Power
Poder Platino

Todo comenzó buscando diversión de Halloween. Poco después de mudarse a Inwood en 2009, John Yianni Stamas y su esposa...
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Students call on the state
Estudiantes hacen un llamado al estado

No hicieron los libros; tomaron las calles. Estudiantes se unieron con profesores de la City University de Nueva York (CUNY) y...
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Concern y cariño
La pena y las palabras

Angela Baltimore was feeling lost. When her husband passed away in 2011, she was faced with helping her two young children deal...
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Community News 03.09.16

Enjoy the calming effects of Sahaja Meditation at the Harlem Library on Tues., Mar. 15th from 6 – 7 p.m. Sahaja Medication is...
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Service workers seek security
Trabajadores de servicio buscan seguridad

El desplazamiento está criando descontento. Cientos de trabajadores de servicios de edificios se reunieron cerca del Ayuntamiento...
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Vouching for Visas
En busca de visa

Alto a la fuga. Mientras que la ciudad de Nueva York atrae a más de 52,000 estudiantes internacionales cada año, las...
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Balance and Benefit
Balance y Beneficio

Brandish the card, banish the fees. City officials are hoping to ease some of the sting of tax season by reminding New Yorkers...
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Note to Vote
Nota para votar

Evite las filas y vaya en línea al DMV. El estado de Nueva York les recuerda a los residentes que deben estar registrados...
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Spike in injury claims at city jails
Aumento en demandas por lesiones en cárceles

High time to wind it down. City Comptroller Scott Stringer is renewing his earlier calls to shut down Rikers Island, amid damning new...
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Grants for Good
Subvenciones de salud

Es más que una inyección en el brazo. $672.9 millones de dólares en subvenciones estatales se han anunciado para 73...
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Narrow the Gap
Reducir la brecha

Fight the silent killer – and get screened. NYC Health + Hospitals is urging all residents 50 and older to undergo potentially life-saving...
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UC Recap – February 29 – March 5

Do you know what the 96th Street Divide is? It is, especially on the East Side, a barrier between two worlds. One of those worlds...

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Did You Know?
¿Sabía Usted?

Partnerships for Parks ha puesto en marcha la iniciativa Fuerza de Tarea Parques de la Comunidad (CPI por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Officials denounce incident labeled hate crime

Se denuncia incidente como crimen de odio

Not on our watch. That was the message sent by uptown community leaders and elected officials who gathered to denounce...
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Safeguarding shelter
Protegiendo el cobijo

“Lucharemos por sus derechos”. El alcalde Bill de Blasio vino al norte del condado para promocionar la Unidad...
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On the scene
En escena

Q: When did you first have the idea for a film festival in Inwood? I’ve been producing vaudeville and variety shows on the back...
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Cutting CUNY
Recortes a CUNY

La joya de la corona está en peligro. Cada año, presidentes y administradores de las varias Universidades de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Push for Pre-K

Erin has been hard at work at P.S. 153.

The proof is in the Pre-K. Pre-K for All, a key initiative of the de Blasio administration, was touted by Deputy Mayor Robert Buery during a recent tour of P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. with school administrators and Councilmember Mark Levine, who represents the district.

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Deploring deportation
Condenando la deportación

Pónganle un freno al ICE. Miembros de la Coalición de Inmigración de Nueva York (NYIC por sus siglas en inglés), del...
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Aiming for access
Apuntando al acceso

Tell it in all tongues. English remains the only regularly spoken language at city meetings and public hearings in...
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Health hike
Alza en la salud

Drástico. Esos son los tipos de cambios que algunos defensores están reclamando son necesarios para mejorar...
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Community News 03.02.16

Join in the conversation on homelessness at the Museum of the City of New York on Wed., Mar. 9th at 6:30 p.m.
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Servicio de verano
Summer Service

Season your summer – with experience. Applications are open for the 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)...
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Addiction Help and Resources
Ayuda y Recursos para la Adicción

New Yorkers struggling with addiction can find available addiction treatment beds by searching the...
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UC Recap – February 22 – February 27

Ya’ll remember Pastor James David Manning right? Of course you do. He is the infamous Harlem Hate Pastor, who literally hates everybody from Barack Obama to Starbucks. He does, however, love him some Trump. The good reverend has officially endorsed Donald Trump.

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Paycheck to paycheck
Cheque a cheque

Shelia Gibson, a home health aide with the Puerto Rican Family Institute, makes $11.10 an hour. She said she needs to work...
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“Doing nothing adds to the problem”
“No hacer nada suma al problema”

The Speaker was on a streak. Just one week after her State of the City address – and a day after holding a joint roundtable with Mayor Bill de Blasio...
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Zero Growth
Crecimiento Zero

The zeroes are adding up. The promotional campaign to raise awareness on traffic safety is expanding...
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Independence Movement
Movimiento de independencia

What was once a parking lot is now home sweet home for nearly 200 adults transitioning to independent living...
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Family Fight
Lucha por la licencia familiar

"Es lo que necesitamos". Iesha Sekou, residente de Harlem, dijo que el momento para romper el círculo de pobreza de las familias de...
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Vetting school violence
Investigando la violencia escolar

Rates are rising. The number of violent incidents in city schools soared by 23 percent in the last school year – making 2014-15...
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Con Edison Scam Alert
Alerta de Fraude relacionada con Con Edison

Don’t fall for the call. Con Edison is warning customers to be on alert for scams in which a caller threatens a service turnoff unless...
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