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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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Brooklyn Communities Collaborative launches second workforce development training program for previously incarcerated individuals

The nonprofit already has graduated one class with 70% of participants landing full-time employment.

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Legislation would require social workers in police precincts

A new bill hopes to break the cycle of arrests, often for petty crimes.

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Report: Nearly half of New York’s aging population has experienced food insecurity in the past year

Citymeals on Wheels released the analysis with the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute

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Tackling New York City’s toughest challenges: Mental health and homelessness

Cal Hedigan, CEO of Community Access, discusses the organization’s work in an interview with New York Nonprofit Media.

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Chinese-American Planning Council rallies for seventh city ‘Advocacy Day’

The nonprofit called for more funding towards programming that addresses the needs of Asian American, immigrant and low-income New Yorkers.

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Women’s giving circle celebrates a decade of supporting nonprofits

Allinbklyn has given $2.5 million to 65 organizations since the organization was started in 2014.

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Iovino Family Foundation offers $1 million ‘Impact prize’ to three nonprofits for workforce development

Applications are now being accepted for funding that will help young persons, who are neither in school or employed, get vital job training.

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New York nonprofits have mixed reactions to Hochul’s $237 million state budget

Some organizations celebrated the spending plan, as others voiced frustration.

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New York Road Runners partners with New York City Public Schools to create middle school running progams

The nonprofit will invest $3 million over five years on underserved school districts

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After more than half-a-century of service, CPC lands a permanent home in Manhattan

The Chinese-American Planning Council’s new headquarters near its birthplace in Chinatown includes a three-floor community center and 208 affordable senior housing units.

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Changing children’s lives for almost half a century

Arlene Goldsmith of New Alternatives for Children talks about her decades of leadership at the organization and her next move in an interview with New York Nonprofit Media.

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Union Settlement’s Darlene Williams and Urban Pathways’ Frederick Shack appointed to co-chair new nonprofit advisory council

The CEOs will help lead a group represented by more than two dozen organizations to better connect city government with the nonprofit sector.

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Poll: Most Asian individuals support legal access to abortion

The findings come from a national survey conducted by AAPI Data, the Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

New York State

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Summit highlights mental health of LGBTQ+ New Yorkers in the digital space

Attendees at “Diverse Spaces, Diverse Faces,” presented by Equality New York in collaboration with City & State, discussed racism, criminalization and anti-trans attacks, as well as regulating social media and protecting free expression.

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NYC gives 9% raises over three years to human services workers

The annual cost-of-living bump comes after advocates rallied and pushed for pay increases

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Migrant mothers and their kids, facing challenges alone, look to nonprofits for help

How organizations are providing food, shelter and clothing to asylum-seeker families.

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New York Nonprofit Media’s 2024 Nonprofit BoardCon focuses on best practices

Key issues discussed at the event included board responsibilities, deepening engagement and diversity and inclusion.

New York City

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Manhattan’s Meatpacking District emerges a pedestrian-oriented neighborhood

Jeffrey LeFrancois, the business improvement district’s executive director, discusses his work on the historic area’s pedestrian-first streetscapes and its resiliency after COVID-19.

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Nonprofit ED warns city budget cuts threaten services for domestic violence survivors

Nicole Branca, executive director of New Destiny Housing, expressed concerns in an interview with New York Nonprofit Media.