economy

A Collaborative Corps
Cuerpo de colaboradores

“The Bronx Recovery Corps program helps you learn more about yourself and what your skill sets are, and it gives you the necessary confidence to go into a workplace and give 100 percent..."
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“A bigger and stronger network”
“Una red más grande y más fuerte”

More than 2,500 public housing residents at the Melrose and Courtlandt Avenue developments will have access to free broadband Internet service...
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“Breaking point”
“Punto de quiebre”

"...All we’re asking is proper nurse-to-patient ratios...We need to have proper staffing. It’s like sending a soldier to war and giving them nothing to fight with..."
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Grassroots solutions and farm fresh eggs
Soluciones comunitarias, y huevos frescos

“Pre-Covid, we would serve about a million meals a year. Now, we’re serving 2.7 million a year,” said POTS Executive Director Christina Hanson. “It’s been a massive increase..."
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800,000 and counting
800,000 y contando 

“Al ampliar los derechos de voto a los inmigrantes neoyorquinos que viven, trabajan y crían familias aquí, la ciudad de Nueva York mostrará a la nación cómo debe funcionar una verdadera democracia representativa”, dijo Murad Awawdeh, director ejecutivo de la Coalición de Inmigración de Nueva York...
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“Full collapse”
“Colapso total”

“We know home care workers are leaving the sector because they are unable to live on $12.50 an hour. If New York State wants to begin taking care of aging adults and disabled people, it must take action and invest in home care — now..."
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Savor and Survey
Sabor y encuesta

“Un negocio que está cerrado no ayuda a la ciudad. La pregunta en la que debemos enfocarnos es: ¿cómo mantenemos estos negocios abiertos de manera segura?", dijo García. "Especialmente, post Covid, creo que lo mejor que podemos hacer ahora es mantener abiertos los negocios, mantenerlos dinámicos, mantener a la gente empleada y ver cómo podemos salir de la pandemia"...
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Of feast and faith
De fiesta y fe

“When I came here, I didn’t expect the Governor to be handing me food,” said one resident resident. “I can’t believe she shook my hand. It’s important for people in this community to be able to get this food..."
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Policing the pool
Vigilando al equipo

Body shops provide developers with a cheap labor pool, made of Black and Brown nonunion workers with criminal justice histories. They take advantage of scarce employment opportunities for reentry workers, and effectively force these workers into dangerous, low-wage jobs with no training...
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New mentoring services for construction M/WBEs
Nuevos servicios de asesoría para las M/WBE de la construcción

The NYC Department of Design and Construction launched a mentoring program to increase business opportunities for qualified Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) and small businesses in the construction industry...
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Food Fight
Buena Lucha

Known as “Lucha Contra el Hambre” (or, Fight against Hunger), the effort will distribute thousands of meals over an eight-week span to communities throughout the city hit hard by Covid-19...
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“Every issue is an immigrant issue”
“Todos los asuntos son asuntos de inmigrantes” 

En un reciente Foro de candidatos a presidente del Concejo de la ciudad de Nueva York, cada candidato afirmó que respaldaría la legislación a favor del voto de los no ciudadanos en las elecciones locales...
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