Public Safety

Through traffic, a corridor of art

A través del tráfico, un corredor de arte

A través del tráfico, un corredor de arte

Hunts Point has one of the highest asthma rates of the city. According to a 2010 Lehman College study, between a quarter to a third of school children in...
En-espanol

Read More »

A Vigil for Islan
Una Vigilia para Islan

Eso es lo que aquellos reunidos para una vigilia en honor a Islan Nettles dijeron mató al joven de 21 años. Nettles, una mujer transgénero...
In-English

Read More »

Mi Gente: Stop and Frisk

Mi Gente: Detenciones y Cacheos

Mi Gente: Detenciones y Cacheos

Con dos novedades legislativas y una decisión jurídica en un par de semanas, parece que la política de detención y cacheo, como la efectúa...
In-English

Read More »

Shaaliver Douse: Dead at 14

Shaaliver Douse: Muerto a los 14

Shaaliver Douse: Muerto a los 14

In the early morning hours of Sun., Aug. 4th, Shaaliver Douse was shot and killed by police. He was 14 years old. Douse is believed to be one...
En-espanol

Read More »

“A better, just world”
“Un mundo mejor y más justo”

The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting case of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last week was met with anger by many across...
En-espanol

Read More »

Safety first
La seguridad ante todo

On Wed., Jun. 26th, the New York City Council passed two bills, collectively called the Community Safety Act, prompting a firestorm of controversy.
En-espanol

Read More »

Putting on the brakes for safety
Frenando

On Tues., Jun. 24th, State Senator Jeffrey Klein, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation...

Read More »

Spare time, make change

Time is precious. It can seem that there is never enough of it to address what needs doing: school, work, family.

Read More »

Lehman Community To ‘Take Back the Night’

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Take Back the Night’ en Lehman el 24 de abril

Lehman College will host its annual “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m. Guest speakers include New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj of the 80th District in the Bronx...
En-espanol

Read More »

A Model Session
Una sesión modelo

In a special weekend session, the State Senate voted on Sat., Mar. 23rd to increase the minimum wage in New York State to $9 per hour. Sen. Gustavo Rivera proved to be the tie-breaking vote, assuring ...
En-espanol

Read More »

Fighting on Faile Street

The Episcopal Service Society (ESS) has provided after school care at PS 75 on 984 Faile Street for nearly a decade, offering homework help, art classes, step classes, academic enrichment, and even cooking classes. The program also offers peace of mind to parents who are unable to pick up their...

Read More »

On point: Pushing for crime-mapping

This past Fri., Mar. 1st, Councilmember Fernando Cabrera, Chair of the Council’s Committee on Technology, discussed a possible amendment to the New York City Charter that would require the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) to create and maintain...

Read More »