New York State

New York State

Opinion: To confront the senior care staffing crisis, invest in what works

How proven models create equitable career paths for young people and grow the healthcare workforce

New York City

Editor’s note: It’s housing, stupid

New rental vacancy numbers should spur political leaders to act fast to build more units.


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 State

Takeaways from Hochul’s 2024 State of the State agenda

As the state faces major immigration and housing challenges, the governor launched an agenda aimed at ruffling the fewest feathers possible in a major election year.

New York City

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.


Welcome Home Westchester on the county’s severe housing shortage

The group of organizations outline their observations and recommendations in a letter to Assembly Members Chris Burdick and Dana Levenberg.

Interviews & Profiles

A life dedicated to affordable housing

Valerie White, senior executive director of LISC-NY, reflects on her long career and taking on her current role just weeks after the COVID-19 shutdown began.


Opinion: Our mental health system fails too many kids

There are devoted, compassionate people at every level of the system who are ready for change, and concrete things we can do together starting in 2024 to help our most vulnerable.

New York State

Leaders in business, the nonprofit sector and government honored at City & State’s 2023 Responsible 100 award ceremony

The annual event celebrated New York’s most impressive visionaries with keynote speakers Andrew Yang and Jamie Torres-Springer.


Opinion: How corporate influence in local elections drowns out concerns over harmful impacts of landfills

Here’s why advocacy groups like Seneca Lake Guardian in upstate New York and Citizens for Responsible Development-LST in Pennsylvania are taking a stand.


Opinion: Here's how to get the state to actually work for the frontline feeding sector

These three steps can improve how well Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program and Nourish New York grants help feed hungry New Yorkers.