Homelessness

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NYC’s public spaces are becoming increasingly hostile toward homeless people

Limited seating, or a lack of it, in places like Moynihan Train Hall, don’t make the city’s affordability problem go away.

Healthcare

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Female-majority council passes bill to expand doula access

The legislation was passed along with several other maternal health-related bills on Thursday.

Healthcare

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New York City’s IT czar answers to monkeypox website failures

“We have learned from our mistakes and we are committed to doing better going forward,” a health department official said.

Immigration

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Migrant families are being separated when entering NYC shelter system: Advocates

Some asylum seekers who do not have documentation to prove they are related have opted to sleep on the street rather than be housed in different shelters.

Immigration

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Migrant transfers continue, despite outcry

Advocates have called on federal officials to return 70 migrants transferred out of the Orange County Correctional Facility back to their communities.

Immigration

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Texas Gov. Abbott escalates feud with Eric Adams by ‘shamelessly’ sending migrant buses to NYC

The move follows Adams’ refusal to accept Abbott’s invitation to visit the Texas border towns where migrants are crossing into the U.S.

Nonprofits

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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.

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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.

Nonprofits

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Survey of Westchester nonprofits focuses on compensation

The new poll by Nonprofit Westchester asks about salaries and benefits

News

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

News

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

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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

News

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

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