Public defenders and legal service providers rally for increased city funding
City funded defense attorneys say they aren’t getting paid enough and are losing staff.
Brooklyn nonprofit marks 10 years of teaching young men how to dress well
That Suits You also provides guidance on how to navigate the professional world.
Nonprofit helps New Yorkers launch property management careers – with a public-health twist
Brooklyn Communities Collaborative has already certified 15 fellows and plans to do more.
As local laws fall, leaders call for statewide ‘good cause’ eviction legislation
In a letter to state leaders shared exclusively with City & State, dozens of local leaders pushed for the tenant protections.
New York Nonprofit Media’s 2023 Nonprofit BoardCon tackles DEI
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion were big topics at the annual event, which returned to Hebrew Union College with a robust schedule of panels focused on best practices
Advocates call on Hochul for more funding to address child mental health
Campaign for Healthy Minds wants $500 million of $1 billion in behavioral health funding in the governor’s executive budget earmarked for children and families.
Thrive Collective advocates for art education and resiliency
The nonprofit's effort to #BringArtBack has created 300 murals throughout New York City public schools.
Choice, access, community: How the Brooklyn Book Bodega reaches out
The nonprofit promotes literacy by providing book access to students in Brooklyn.
Report: The Bronx faces greatest barriers overall for children’s well-being
Citizens Committee for Children releases its annual report outlining the current state of children’s well-being in each county of New York’s counties.
How can nonprofits truly advance diversity and equity?
New York Nonprofit Media asked experts to weigh in on integrating diversity and equity in fundraising and management.
Eric Adams in Albany: ‘We don’t have an endless flow of cash’
The mayor shared specific complaints about the proposed budget but insisted his relationship with the governor remained strong.
NYCHA tells state legislators what their districts owe in rent
The public housing authority is hoping to get funding for rent that hasn’t been paid during the pandemic.
New York City’s largest public health nonprofit launches community resource network
WholeYouNYC partnered with 400 community organizations to offer over 870 healthcare programs and social services to New York’s most vulnerable populations.
New York City
Lawmakers and advocates say state’s plan to address New York City’s migrant crisis won’t cut it
The governor’s support has been labeled as “insufficient,” amid calls for greater advocacy and public statements from the Legislature.
NYS doesn’t pay nonprofits enough to do the jobs they’re contracted for: Report
The inaugural annual survey from New York Council of Nonprofits shows agencies struggling to hire new people, make payments on time.
New York State
Takeaways from Hochul’s state budget proposal
The governor unveiled a plan to increase education spending and address MTA fiscal woes and New York City’s migrant influx.
Nonprofit focused on after school success holds symposium to address NYC youth needs during COVID-19 recovery
The half-day event held by the Partnership for After School Education brought together 60 education stakeholders from across the city and state.