Personality

Personality

Acacia Network builds on a legacy of Latino pioneers

The Bronx-based organization has preserved and continued the work of activists, community leaders and other nonprofits since it was founded nearly two decades ago.

Personality

Wayne Ho on Chinese-American Planning Council support for 2023 Somos

The organization’s CEO talks about partnering with the state Assembly AAPI Task Force, community partners and others to bring an energy-charged event to the annual conference in San Juan Puerto Rico.

New York City

Lewis-Martin, Salaam, Cabán present visions for the future at NYC 40 under 40 event

City & State’s annual 40 under 40 celebration highlighted the city’s rising stars – and also some recent City Council drama.

New York City

What brings Nicole Malliotakis together with Justin Brannan? A senior center in Bay Ridge

The Bay Ridge Center raised $5 million and secured a major grant to go from operating out of a church basement for nearly half a century to occupying a newly renovated 21,000 square foot building.

New York City

How Murad Awawdeh has helped New York City asylum-seekers through the crisis

The New York Immigration Coalition leader talked about what the city, state and federal governments can do differently to best serve the immigrant population.

New York City

Antonio Reynoso wants to make Brooklyn the safest place to have a baby

The borough president focused on maternal health in his fiscal year 2023 capital budget.

New York City

Jennifer Raab says goodbye to Hunter College after nearly a quarter century

The exiting college president sat down with City & State to discuss her impact on the school and the legacy she leaves after more than 22 years of service.

Personality

Promoting three pillars of prevention for animal welfare in NYC

Bideawee President and CEO Leslie Granger talks prevention, problem solving and the human-animal bond – and how it prevents animal abuse and homelessness.

Personality

What New York City bus routes should be free?

Check out this unscientific poll by New York Nonprofit Media’s sister news site City & State on where readers want the MTA to see fare-free bus routes, one in each borough, under new pilot program.

Personality

Denise Rosario Adusei is on a mission

The new executive director of the Bronx Children’s Museum in a Q&A talks about the institution’s top priorities under her leadership.

Interviews & Profiles

How NYC is streamlining MWBE contracting

Lisa Flores, chief procurement officer and director of the Mayor's Office of Contract Services, discussed efforts that have improved how MWBE vendors interact with the city in a Q&A at City & State’s Diversity Summit

Personality

Persuasion’s role in organizing: Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Maurice Mitchell

Two provocative thinkers on listening to constituents, an “orgasm theory” of politics, and how to make institutions work for the people they serve.

Personality

Neurodiversity shouldn’t be a barrier for children

In a Q&A, Beth Rosenberg, an educator and mom turned social entrepreneur who founded Teck Kids Unlimited, discusses how the nonprofit is helping children with autism and other challenges obtain new skills, develop a passion and pursue meaningful opportunities.

Personality

Mitchell Draizin connects CUNY’s LGBTQI+ students to career and peer-based mentorship

A Q&A with the president of the university’s LGBTQI+ advisory council on advocacy and inclusivity within its 25 campuses.

Personality

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council announces new president

Craig T. Peterson has been a cultural programmer for over three decades