Nonprofits

News

Mobilization for Justice employees stage one-day strike

The workers joined by New York Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani on the picket line demanded higher wages following high inflation and post-pandemic work.

New York City

News

Report: New Yorkers are waiting longer for cash assistance

The mayor’s preliminary progress update for the year showed dismal wait times for cash assistance and continued sluggishness for food assistance.

New York City

News

'The whole world is literally looking at us:' How New York City is using the migrant crisis as a catalyst for change

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Anne Williams-Isom and Department of Social Services Commissioner Molly Wasow-Park detail the city’s shift away from the “right-to-shelter” mandate at the annual Upstream Symposium hosted by HELP USA.

Immigration

Personality

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.

Opinion

Opinion

Commentary: Seizing the opportunity to improve contracting

A look at New York City’s transition from HHS Accelerator to PASSPort

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Investing in the Bronx’s next generation

A call for recruits to mentor the borough’s youth from Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

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.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Asylum-seeker children need a route to lawful immigration status

Legal, social service and advocacy organizations can start by educating the courts about Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Make gender equality count in 2024

Money is the key ingredient in helping organizations fight violence and discrimination against women and others.

Nonprofits

Opinion

OPINION: Serving justice while limiting the collateral damage

Here’s why the Child Victims Act poses an unintended threat to nonprofits serving New York’s child welfare system and what can be done.

New York City

News

Hochul’s State of the State: What’s in it for New York City?

The governor’s annual address on Tuesday included 204 proposals for the future of New York. Here’s what’s in it for New York City.

New York City

News

Can NYC make bus companies pay $700 million for transporting migrants?

New York City is targeting bus companies transporting migrants from Texas with a novel legal argument, but the path to legal victory is unclear.

New York City

Personality

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.

Nonprofits

News

Nonprofit coalition creates experimental learning campus at Floyd Bennet Field

The 1,300 acre site in Brooklyn will accommodate up to 50,000 New York City public school students annually to learn skills and mindsets focused on sustainability while earning credentials for future green careers.

New York City

News

Helping small businesses thrive in the Bronx

An interview with Rob Walsh, president of the Bronx Economic Development Corporation