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Nonprofits

NYC nonprofits respond to monkeypox outbreak

As members of the LGBTQ+ community seek coveted monkeypox vaccination appointments, the uptake in demand is also revealing the wider disparities in vaccination access.

Nonprofits

App links food pantries and clients

Jointly owned by the United Way New York City and City Harvest, Plentiful is helping New Yorkers find nearby pantries when they are open for distribution.

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As New York City seeks contractors to aid asylum seekers, advocates decry continued mismanagement at shelters

The intake center is short of Spanish-speaking staff and some families are being shuffled between shelters and hotels, Legal Aid said Monday.

Nonprofits

NYC public-private partnership to deliver $8 million aimed at alleviating homelessness

The Homeless Assistance Fund will be used by nonprofit Breaking Ground to connect homeless New Yorkers with housing and treatment programs.

Nonprofits

How New York lawmakers and nonprofits are taking action after Roe v. Wade

Various groups are increasing efforts to make abortion accessible to New Yorkers and out-of-staters.

Legislation

NY GOP lawmakers reject birth control rights bill

Only one GOP Congress member from New York, Rep. John Katko, voted to protect contraception.

Criminal justice

Critics say New York’s new gun control law will fuel mass incarceration

When the old law was ruled unconstitutional, public defenders had hoped that the Legislature could craft a better law.

affordable housing

Could NYCHA really fall into private hands?

Officials supporting a new public housing trust to fund billions in repairs say no, but the law says yes.

Nonprofits

Survey of Westchester nonprofits focuses on compensation

The new poll by Nonprofit Westchester asks about salaries and benefits

Editor’s Note: NYN Media gets a new look

We’ve refreshed our website to improve on the user experience and better showcase news and opinion for New York’s nonprofit community

Nonprofits

Summer Rising gets off to a stronger start, but still with some bumps

While there have been some logistical issues hampering staffing and transportation, providers say this year’s rollout has made significant strides over last

Policy

How New York’s highest court has veered right

A new four-judge bloc has consistently voted together in the most recent term, impacting criminal defendants, workers and people suing police

Nonprofits

What’s behind declining enrollment in NYC schools?

A new Manhattan Institute report argues for greater acknowledgment of parents’ autonomy in the governance of district-run schools

Nonprofits

Nonprofits take action after loss of Roe v. Wade

Organizations are increasing efforts to make abortion accessible to patients beyond New York state’s borders.

Nonprofits

Bronx nonprofit to work with foster care kids up to age 26

Increased city funding will help Catholic Guardian Services work with youth beyond its previous age limit of 21

Cultural nonprofits

Nonprofit gallery supports photo journalists covering Russian invasion of Ukraine

The Bronx Documentary Center will send proceeds from the sales made from the exhibition to support both American and Ukrainian photographers