Report: 61% of Asian Americans who have had an abortion experienced at least one community related barrier
A study by the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum and Ibis Reproductive Health captures the abortion experience amongst Asian Americans.
New York City
4 things to know about Ana Almanzar, NYC’s new deputy mayor for strategic initiatives
The nonprofit executive is a Cuomo alum.
Nonprofits receive more than $35 million in support AAPI New Yorkers
The funding, through a partnership led by The Asian American Foundation, will go towards promoting public safety and small businesses after the recent spike in anti-Asian hate.
New York State
NYC comptroller says old criminal convictions cost city residents nearly $2.4 billion in annual wages
The Legislature only has a few more days left to pass the Clean Slate Act, which would seal old criminal convictions.
New York State
Socialist legislators back bill to block New York charities from funding Israeli settlements
Many Democrats condemned the legislation, and leaders of both the state Senate and Assembly promised that it would never receive a vote.
How to meet the need for mental health services in NYC?
Experts with frontline experience shared their insights at 8th Annual Lillian Wald Symposium
NYC health commissioner: “COVID-19 is here to stay”
New York City Health Commissioner Ashwin Vasan asked for help in informing New Yorkers about existing tools to fight COVID-19, as some free ones vanish.
New York City
Adams’ order suspending some right-to-shelter protections called premature, illegal
You might expect city leaders to present a united front to face this crisis, but that’s not the case.
At ‘Unity Summit,’ Hochul touts gun laws, hate crime prevention
Almost a year after the Tops shooting in Buffalo, the governor said she’s taking action to prevent future racist violence.
Adams calls for stronger mental health interventions following Jordan Neely’s killing
Mayor Eric Adams did not directly criticize Daniel Penny, the former Marine who put Neely into a deadly chokehold on a subway car
Interviews & Profiles
How NYC is streamlining MWBE contracting
Lisa Flores, chief procurement officer and director of the Mayor's Office of Contract Services, discussed efforts that have improved how MWBE vendors interact with the city in a Q&A at City & State’s Diversity Summit
New York City launches campaign to connect nonprofits with volunteers
With recruitment a growing problem, the Spread Love NYC campaign aims to increase community involvement
New York City Council pushes affordable housing package
Several bills are in the Community Land Act, including two that prioritize nonprofits in housing development.
Advocates push for Asian American history to be taught in school
The newly created REACH Coaltion supports state legislation that would require the curriculum across the state.
Exclusive: New report finds nonprofit leadership in NYC metro area dominated by white CEOs
The findings come from an analysis of leaders in eight counties.
Report: 50% of working-age households do not meet the minimum cost of living
The alarming statistic is up from 36% in 2021, according to the study.
Legal service nonprofits step up to help tenants facing eviction
Lawyers from The Legal Aid Society and Legal Services NYC are helping New Yorkers with rental assistance applications amidst payment delays and voucher termination.
Adrienne Adams calls for pay parity and other support for nonprofits
The New York City Council speaker kicked off a gathering of nonprofit professionals and government leaders to discuss bold new ideas for the sector.