Ask the Experts: Will Eric Adams’ mandate to involuntarily hospitalize mentally ill persons work?

Mental health professionals offered mixed reviews on the mandate which already has caused a backlash with advocates for persons suffering from mental illness.

Nonprofits

New York City’s first safe injection sites avert 633 drug overdoses on anniversary

OnPoint NYC’s two overdose prevention centers have served more than 2,100 people in their first year.

Nonprofits

NYC lagging on vendor payments during critical time, housing service providers say

Providers claim that a cumbersome city-mandated rebid process is forcing them to draw from their own funds for things like food, medical and security services and holding them back from expanding to help address the city’s migrant shelter crisis.

Nonprofits

2022 NYN Media Tech Con explores innovation

Key issues discussed at the event included nonprofits’ adoption of automated services, addressing technology resistance and data collection.

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JCC of Mid-Westchester gets a new chief executive officer

Elise Dowell comes with two decades of communications and operations experience.

Lucy Lang: A criminal justice reformer on her first year as state inspector general

The state IG wants the public to be more aware of the work her office is doing and she’s taking the steps to make it happen.

Creating equity in Brooklyn through a community-centered approach

Jocelynne Rainey hopes to lead the Brooklyn Community Foundation with more trust in nonprofit leadership

Grace Bonilla on United Way of NYC’s emergency fund for asylum-seekers

The CEO in a Q&A discusses the organization’s work with the recent influx of migrants who’ve arrived in the five boroughs.

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Three onboarding best practices for post-COVID-19 hires

If your nonprofit’s onboarding process hasn’t undergone a refresh recently, consider these critical changes that will resonate with new employees.

Millennials are generous to nonprofits

We’ve dispensed with the notion that millennials are selfish and entitled - they do support causes.

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SCAN-Harbor event raises more than $1 million

The 2022 Fall Gala celebrated the organization’s youth and families under the theme, “Better Together.”

Education

Hunter College receives historic $52 million donation

Billionaire Estée Lauder heir Leonard Lauder made the gift to the school, the most ever given to a CUNY institution, for a new nurse practitioner program.

Nonprofits

MacKenzie Scott award goes to Chinese-American Planning Council

CPC is one of 343 nonprofit organizations to receive a grant from the author and philanthropist this year.

Immigration

Nonprofit receives $100K for emergency migrant relief fund

The Havens Relief Fund Society was among 66 organizations awarded grant funding from the New York Community Trust.

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Passenger Surcharge Provides Workers' Comp to Drivers: The Black Car Fund

See the training, resources and insurance provided to keep independent-contracted drivers safe.

Showing impact with St. Nicks Alliance and Change Capital Fund

Change Capital Fund invests in helping nonprofits demonstrate their impact, but the data collection to make that happen can be a heavy lift.

These are the FPWA's New York City budget priorities

We sat down with the leader of a leading nonprofit to discuss where the sector is at after the passage of the state budget.

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Opinion: New York’s corporal punishment ban is crucial to kids’ mental health

As pandemic-related disruptive behaviors continue in schools, mental health supports are the answer.

Nonprofits

Opinion: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: What do nonprofit leaders really think?

Eight current and former nonprofit executives weigh in on DEI effectiveness.

Courts

Editor’s Note: Adult Survivors Act needs all the attention it can get

The law opens a one-year lookback window for survivors to come forward with legal claims against their alleged abusers.

Commentary: Tackling racial inequality starts with New York City’s DOE

New Yorkers just voted to redress racial inequality in our city. It should start with the schools.