Personality

Interviews & Profiles

Battling homelessness while looking for solutions

An interview with Catherine Trapani, assistant vice president of public policy at Volunteers of America of Greater New York

Interviews & Profiles

Helping young students understand the urgency of climate change

An interview with Lindsay Rosoff, a seasoned teacher and Fordham University Graduate School of Education student who pivoted her focus to protecting the planet, and who wants to help other educators do the same.

Nonprofits

Living a testament to humane, criminal justice reform efforts

An interview with Stanley Richards, a formerly incarcerated man of color now leading the Fortune Society.

Immigration

Gale Brewer calls for supporting asylum-seekers at City and State’s 50 over 50 celebration

The New York City Council member was among several Icon Award winners at the event honoring “age disruptors” at the Manhattan Penthouse.

Interviews & Profiles

“Literary Science” preps high school students for social ventures that address local challenges

New York Nonprofit Media interviews Chidi Asoluka, founder and CEO of the community design studio NewComm.

Interviews & Profiles

How misinformation hinders the early identification of child human trafficking victims

Budy Garcia-Whitfield, assistant vice president of behavioral health and wellness for Westchester programs at JCCA, weighs-in on what is being done to help youth subjected to sexual trauma and abuse.

Interviews & Profiles

Is climate resilience an issue of equity?

An interview with Cortney Koenig Worrall, CEO and president of the Waterfront Alliance, discussing its Climate Informed Communities initiative and protecting New York’s most vulnerable regions.

New York City

Charles and Inez Barron on their exit from politics (for now)

A conversation with the Black radical political movement’s power couple as they look back on 22 years in elected office.

Interviews & Profiles

A life dedicated to affordable housing

Valerie White, senior executive director of LISC-NY, reflects on her long career and taking on her current role just weeks after the COVID-19 shutdown began.

Interviews & Profiles

Taking on a philanthropic legacy

Julia Bator leads The J.M. Kaplan Fund as its new executive director

Interviews & Profiles

Demystifying New York City’s foster care landscape

Ronald Richter, CEO of the JCCA and former commissioner of the Administration of Children’s Services weighs in on criticism towards New York City’s child welfare systems.

New York State

Leaders in business, the nonprofit sector and government honored at City & State’s 2023 Responsible 100 award ceremony

The annual event celebrated New York’s most impressive visionaries with keynote speakers Andrew Yang and Jamie Torres-Springer.