Attorneys for children press for increased funding in state budget

Attorneys are looking for a $15 million increase they say will provide better quality services for children

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.

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

Mental Health

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.