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Brooklyn Communities Collaborative launches second workforce development training program for previously incarcerated individuals

The nonprofit already has graduated one class with 70% of participants landing full-time employment.

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Legislation would require social workers in police precincts

A new bill hopes to break the cycle of arrests, often for petty crimes.

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Report: Nearly half of New York’s aging population has experienced food insecurity in the past year

Citymeals on Wheels released the analysis with the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute

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Adams administration abandoned school desegregation measures, NYU report finds

The report found that Mayor Eric Adams has reversed many of his predecessor’s policies aimed at racial integration of public schools.

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Tackling New York City’s toughest challenges: Mental health and homelessness

Cal Hedigan, CEO of Community Access, discusses the organization’s work in an interview with New York Nonprofit Media.

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How a legacy nonprofit hopes to share its New York summers with migrant children

For nearly 150 years, the Fresh Air Fund has been a staple in providing nature-filled summers to underprivileged New York City youth.

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Chinese-American Planning Council rallies for seventh city ‘Advocacy Day’

The nonprofit called for more funding towards programming that addresses the needs of Asian American, immigrant and low-income New Yorkers.

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Business consortium awards $100,000 in microgrants to hyperlocal nonprofits

The Westside Community Fund made the first of two annual distributions to organizations on Manhattan’s West Side.

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Women’s giving circle celebrates a decade of supporting nonprofits

Allinbklyn has given $2.5 million to 65 organizations since the organization was started in 2014.

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Using the stage to empower New York City’s young people

Nonprofit TADA! Youth Theater co-founder Janine Nina Trevens discusses the organization’s creative and free programming.

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First pet-friendly shelter for unhoused families opens in the Bronx

The Urban Resource Institute and New York City Department of Homeless Services unveiled the facility to provide temporary housing that also allows for animals.

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Destigmatizing access to mental health services for youth

An interview with Jessica Greenawalt, co-founder and executive director of The Arthur Project.

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Iovino Family Foundation offers $1 million ‘Impact prize’ to three nonprofits for workforce development

Applications are now being accepted for funding that will help young persons, who are neither in school or employed, get vital job training.

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Report: Nail salon technicians have higher rate of reproductive health issues

The study comes as proposed legislation would create protections for these workers, typically Asian and Latin American immigrants already subject to poor working conditions.

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New York nonprofits have mixed reactions to Hochul’s $237 million state budget

Some organizations celebrated the spending plan, as others voiced frustration.

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Putting food on the table and a roof overhead for needy New Yorkers

An interview with Peter Endriss, executive director of Community Help in Park Slope