Tag Archives: Politics/government

CUNY Big Apple Job Fair

Step aside, teachers; this apple is for students. The 28th Annual Big Apple Job and Internship Fair, hosted by The City University...
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Voting Vitals
Esenciales del voto

New Yorkers vote today Tues., Apr. 19th for the Republican and Democratic nominees for president. There are 95 Republican delegates and 291 Democratic...
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Sanders speaks at NAN

Bernie Sanders knows his Reverends. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders hit the Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network (NAN)...
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Clinton calls on NAN
Llamado de Clinton a la NAN

It is time that we stood up to systemic racism in all of its forms,” said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking at the 25th Annual Convention of the National Action Network (NAN) on April 13.

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To reduce homelessness, a revamped plan
Para reducir la falta de vivienda, un plan renovado

“I’m a little nervous.” Keisha Wood fought back tears as she explained how she was on the brink of homelessness after her husband...
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Filing for Free
Preparación gratuita de impuestos

The New York State Mobile Command Center will visit the Bronx to help eligible taxpayers file their tax returns for free...
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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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Mentoring onto manhood
Guiándolos hacia la adultez

Estos hombres estaban haciendo movimientos. Más de 300 estudiantes varones de escuelas preparatorias locales se...
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Focus on the Fellows
Enfoque en los becarios

Carlos Cuevas was at a crossroads. Working as a hedge fund manager after graduating from college, the Bronx native felt unfulfilled in his career.
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Berning in the Bronx
Bernie en el Bronx

They said they had never seen anything like it. Over 18,500 residents from across New York flocked to the South Bronx...
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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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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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Wipe Out
Límpielo

‎The Office of Assemblymember Marcos Crespo, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)...
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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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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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Silver Alert: Mien Nguyen

A Silver Alert has been issued for Mien Nguyen, an 83-year-old Asian female from the area of University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx. Description: 5'5" tall and 150lbs Last Seen: Approximately 10:00 PM on 4/2 near University Avenue and West 167th Street in The Bronx.

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State legislators seal budget deal

With a midnight deadline approaching, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement with legislative leaders on a state budget...
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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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Time Out on Trump
Tiempo fuera para Trump

Rabbi David Paskin knew he couldn’t stand for Donald Trump. So he walked out. For months, Paskin watched as the...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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City Council approves mayor’s housing plan
Ayuntamiento aprueba plan de vivienda del alcalde

El Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York votó el 22 de marzo para aprobar el polémico plan de vivienda del alcalde Bill de Blasio.
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Stepping out with SUV
Dando paso con SUV

In response to the recent wave of gun violence, elected officials and advocates rallied at the Throggs Neck Houses this past Sat., Mar. 19th.
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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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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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Hotspots for health
Sabios en la salud

Están enfocándose en mantener la salud en el barrio. Una red regional de salud está tratando de reducir los problemas crónicos de...
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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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