New York City

Nonprofits

Opinion: NYC must reinstate vital funding for HIV care to end the epidemic

The Undetectables program must be saved in order to keep hard-to-reach patients engaged in their health care.

Personality

Making history as the ‘right person at the right time’

A Q&A with Charles Gibbs, the incoming president of the Metropolitan College of New York.

Nonprofits

Opinion: Why New York City’s public schools need a Latine Studies Curriculum

The United Way’s Grace Bonilla and the Hispanic Federation’s Frankie Miranda make the case for inclusive education.

Nonprofits

Nonprofit launches culinary arts program for newly arrived migrants

The five-week job training course aims to help them obtain stable economic opportunities in the food industry.

Nonprofits

City Harvest summer campaign feeds over 11,000 children and families

The nonprofit’s “Share Lunch. Fight Hunger,” campaign comes as access to free school lunches is limited.

New York City

Officials sound the alarm on cuts to NYC contracts office

New York City isn’t paying nonprofits on time. The mayor wants to reduce contract services funding anyway.

Opinion

Commentary: Fostering empathy and compassion within carceral spaces

How we as social workers are understanding and mitigating these impacts.

Nonprofits

AAPI-focused nonprofit welcomes migrants

How the Chinese-American Planning Council stands ready to help throughout the immigration process.

Nonprofits

Mobilization for Justice strike ends after 13 weeks

A new contract ratified by 72% of the nonprofit’s union members secures double digit raises for the labor movement’s lowest paid members.

Nonprofits

SCAN-Harbor gala shines spotlight on youth talent

The fundraiser at the Plaza Hotel included an appearance by Hip Hop legend Doug E. Fresh.

New York City

Exclusive

Adams administration abandoned school desegregation measures, NYU report finds

The report found that Mayor Eric Adams has reversed many of his predecessor’s policies aimed at racial integration of public schools.

New York City

First pet-friendly shelter for unhoused families opens in the Bronx

The Urban Resource Institute and New York City Department of Homeless Services unveiled the facility to provide temporary housing that also allows for animals.

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Tenants fed up with nonprofit landlord ask court to appoint administrator to take over building

A group of tenants living in a building owned by supportive housing provider Food First have filed a petition in housing court to get an administrator appointed to manage the building, which has over 150 outstanding violations.

New York City

Opinion: Is it possible to get the effort to close Rikers Island back on track?

The troubled jail’s closure has been cast adrift in a sea of half truths, bad ideas and polarized debate.

New York City

Expanding the clubhouse model and community based therapy

Fountain House CEO Ken Zimmerman discusses how the New York City nonprofit is helping people with serious mental illness.