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Addressing mental health solutions for Bronx youth

Partnership with Children joined with local officials to highlight the what’s being done to support the borough’s young people.

Nonprofits

AAPI-focused nonprofit welcomes migrants

How the Chinese-American Planning Council stands ready to help throughout the immigration process.

Overcoming barriers to AAPI mental health treatment

How nuanced care understands and addresses the specific needs of this community.

Nonprofits

Mobilization for Justice strike ends after 13 weeks

A new contract ratified by 72% of the nonprofit’s union members secures double digit raises for the labor movement’s lowest paid members.

Nonprofits

SCAN-Harbor gala shines spotlight on youth talent

The fundraiser at the Plaza Hotel included an appearance by Hip Hop legend Doug E. Fresh.

Advancing a national Asian American Pacific Islander curricula

A look at how the Asian American Foundation’s STAATUS Index is bringing light to the Asian American experience in education.

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.

Legislation would require social workers in police precincts

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

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

New York City

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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.

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.

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.

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.

New York City

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.

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.

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.

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

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