New York City

Education

Expanding student outreach after COVID-19

Job Corps, which offers free educational and vocational programs to economically disadvantaged youth, looks to reach more Latino students after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

Opinion

Closing the tech gap in NYC starts with expanding K-12 computing education

With a boom in tech jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, preparing New Yorkers from underrepresented communities for these positions should be a top priority for the city.

Opinion

The argument for more electric vehicle charging stations in NYC

Being intentional about placing stations in communities that need them most, city leaders can address access, environmental, health and equity issues head on.

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.

Nonprofits

JM Kaplan Fund receives double amount of applicants for Innovation Prize this year

The J.M.K. Innovation Prize received a record of 2,826 applications from all 50 states. The prize seeks to elevate innovators transforming social justice.

New York City

Opinion: How nonprofits have the power to close New York’s digital divide

The need to close the digital literacy gap that affects low-income New Yorkers, older adults and people of color is vital for the access of essential services and opportunities delivered by nonprofits.