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Opinion: Racial Equity Reports are a new and valuable resource for developing affordable housing

These disclosure statements offer important neighborhood and project data that can assist community members and stakeholders in evaluating development and land use proposals.


Symposium discusses solutions to homelessness and mental illness in New York

Experts gathered at the event sponsored by HELP USA and hosted by City & State to discuss policies and practices to improve housing and mental health services for the unhoused.


DYCD hosts second event in support of faith-based nonprofits

The agency offered information on how organizations can seek city funding.


Mother Cabrini Health foundation awards $165 million in grants

The funding will address the health-related needs of low-income New Yorkers.


Opinion: Thousands of NYCHA tenants forgotten under Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Residents in public housing deserve the same relief that millions of renters received across the state, but instead face mass evictions.


Survey: Asian American community members want diverse and integrated schools

A Coalition for Asian American Children and Families report found positive interest in school integration within the AAPI community.


Housing Works opens New York’s first recreational marijuana dispensary

Proceeds go towards helping the nonprofit fulfill its mission. Here’s everything you need to know.


How NYC’s Code Blue emergency notice aims to protect homeless people

When temperatures drop, the city tries to eliminate barriers to sheltering people – but advocates worry about police involvement.


Electeds rally for universal childcare bills package

The legislation, which will make childcare more affordable and accessible, is expected to pass the City Council.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.