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Angelique Molina-Mangaroo

previously founded and was executive director of The Wealthy Youth Project, a financial literacy organization interested in addressing issues faced by women and girls of color. She also was a reporter for the Hunts Point Express in the Bronx, served as a Young Women’s Advisory Council Member on the New York City Council, and has worked with several nonprofit organizations, among them Planned Parenthood of New York City and the Legal Aid Society.

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LGBTQ+ youth organization works to change landscape of mental health

Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC is leading a citywide coalition to advocate for policy changes

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Report finds child hunger is 55% higher than pre-pandemic levels in NYC

City Harvest’s research comes as food insecurity may worsen for some of the most vulnerable families in the coming summer months.

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Adams signs executive order to prevent price gouging on baby formula

The mayor’s action comes after a call for action by Women's Caucus of the City Council.

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The Brotherhood Sister Sol: Serving NYC’s Black and Latinx youth

Khary Lazarre-White sat down with NYN media to speak more about the nonprofit’s work and how a new six-story building in Harlem is helping expand its programming.

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Robin Hood annual benefit raises $126 million

The money raised includes a $50 million commitment from New York City toward a $100 million joint child care initiative

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Meet the Fresh Air Fund’s new CEO

Lisa Gitelson sits down with NYN to discuss her passion for childhood welfare advocacy and what she hopes to accomplish helming the renowned nonprofit.

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Hispanic Federation raises over $3 million dollars in record-breaking fundraiser

The funds raised will go towards supporting COVID-19 relief and programming efforts.

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Nonprofits discuss community-based solutions to hatred

An event hosted by the Queens Jewish Community Council, Stand With Us and the Jewish Community Relations Council focused on recent hate crimes directed at Jewish and Asian Americans.

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Hundreds of students rally at City Hall for police-free schools

Demonstrators called on New York City Mayor Eric Adams and schools Chancellor David Banks to divert school policing investments to other resources in the city’s upcoming budget.

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Catholic Guardian Services appoints five new board members

The newest additions to the board will help continue the nonprofit’s legacy of serving underserved youth and families.

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New York City Blood Center pledges $1 for every blood donation to support Ukrainian refugees

The pledge drive is being coordinated through a partnership with the Global Blood Fund.

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National Dance Institute raises $1.5 million at gala to support arts programs

The event featured performances by New York City public school students who benefit from NDI’s programming.

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New report finds Black male teachers most engaged with students but the hardest to retain

The DonorsChoose survey includes recommendations for change during a time when teacher retention is low.

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Employers pen letter of opposition to NYC's salary range law

Support for amendments would create loopholes to avoid compliance, advocates say

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Planned Parenthood of Greater NY completes renovations to Bronx and Brooklyn Health Centers

The expansion of both health centers aims to improve services and decrease wait times

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United Way of New York City raises $1 million at first in-person event after COVID-19

The 16th Annual Women United Power of Women to Make a Difference Awards Luncheon benefitted ReadNYC and honored influential women.

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Nonprofit BoardCon returns in person

Two hundred nonprofit executives and board members joined together for the New York Nonprofit Media hosted event to discuss leadership strategies, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Home care workers and providers call on Hochul to fund Fair Pay for Home Care Act

The legislation would raise homecare wages to 150% of the minimum wage