Advocates and lawmakers are calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to sign legislation that would require the state to collect more specific data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed legislation to collect more specific data about Asians in the state, citing financial constraints. Asian American advocates say the data is needed now more than ever.
A young child looking at a window.
Questions about the efficiency of the city’s child welfare agency have risen, after authorities were alerted to suspected child abuse but failed to prevent homicides from happening.
New York City Housing Authority residences, Farragut and Ingersoll Houses, in Brooklyn.
A lack of heating, mold and pests continue to plague the 400 centers and the people who run them.
Adrienne Arsht
The business executive and philanthropist talks to NYN Media about her passion for the arts and her latest philanthropic endeavors.
Robin Hood’s 2019 benefit, “Robin Hood to the Power of You.”
Sheila Kelly, the chief advancement officer at Robin Hood, spoke to NYN Media about the return of the in-person gala and what it hopes to achieve.
A New York City Corrections bus.
In an attempt to ease overcrowding at the Rikers Island jail complex amid its ongoing crisis, incarcerated women and trans-identified people are being transferred to state-run facilities.
Protesters rallying outside of City Hall, demanding that people be let out of the Rikers Island jail complex due to its poor conditions, on Oct.1.
The New York City jail system has always faced criticism but staffing shortages, overcrowding and a high death toll have led to chaos on the island.
An older couple crosses a New York City street.
The New York City’s Department for the Aging hopes to invest more in services that allow its aging population to avoid nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
A New York City school bus.
The program, which had been considered a major form of racial segregation within the city’s public elementary schools for years, will gradually end over the next few years.
A sleeping homeless man.
Over the past four decades this consent decree has helped secure temporary housing for thousands of New Yorkers in need – but is it making the homeless crisis worse?