Mitchell Draizin connects CUNY’s LGBTQI+ students to career and peer-based mentorship

A Q&A with the president of the university’s LGBTQI+ advisory council on advocacy and inclusivity within its 25 campuses.

Diana Noriega is working to create anti-racist nonprofits

A Q&A on how racial equity is slowly cultivating a more diverse workforce.

Leading CUNY’s Freedom Prep for justice-impacted students

Mediator Stephanie Gilman, the college transition program’s founder, discusses its impact and legacy.

Interviews & Profiles

Southampton cannabis dispensary takes shape to support Shinnecock Nation

Chenae Bullock, managing director of Little Beach Harvest, discusses how the Long Island marijuana operation will deliver on social and economic equity.


Regional Planning Association CEO on 100 years of shaping NY’s urban planning

Tom Wright details the RPA’s work over the years as it unveils a new exhibit of its regional plans at Grand Central Terminal.


The evolution of the Fund for Public Health NYC with Sara Gardner

The ED’s 15 years of leadership at FPHNYC makes her no stranger to crisis management.

Power List

The 2022 Nonprofit Power 100

The public officials, philanthropic leaders and nonprofit executives leading the sector in New York.


The largest city-based workforce development association has a new CEO

Gregory J. Morris will now take on NYCETC’s efforts to respond to the city’s current economic crisis


Maritza Silva-Farrell on leading ALIGN

The ED discusses advocating for workers’ rights, battling Amazon’s corporate power, and building coalitions for renewable energy.

Health Policy

Rodneyse Bichotte-Hermelyn is on a mission to make it safer to be pregnant in New York

In her latest maternal health bill, the Brooklyn Assembly member wants to ensure women are able to have a fetus removed from their body after a miscarriage.


Lower Manhattan Cultural Council announces new president

Craig T. Peterson has been a cultural programmer for over three decades


Tech nonprofit celebrates 10 years of providing educational programming to marginalized girls and non-binary students

Through its vast national and global programming, Girls Who Code aims to close the gender gap among entry-level tech jobs by 2030.

Nonprofit founder named Obama Foundation Scholar

First Tech Fund co-founder Josue De Paz hopes to close the digital divide faced by underserved youth.


Leader to Leader: Nora McCarthy

The nonprofit leader discusses stepping down from Rise, the magazine she launched in 2005 for parents who are involved in the child welfare system, and moving on to start the Family Policy Project.

Interviews & Profiles

SUNY Downstate is still in debt after serving as a ‘COVID-only’ hospital during the pandemic

President Wayne Riley said the state needs to recognize the institution’s contributions to Brooklyn and beyond.