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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.

Personality

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.

News

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.

News

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

News

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.

News

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

News

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.

News

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

Personality

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.

New York City

Personality

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.

Nonprofits

News

Bronx Parent Housing Network rebrands to Housing Solutions of New York

The new name stems from the tremendous growth the organization has experienced over the past year.

Nonprofits

Funding

Amplify Her Foundation plans $1 million inaugural grantmaking cycle

The new philanthropic organization at the same time has released the new report, “If She Can Make it Here,” which will be used in the selection process.

Personality

Three decades of leadership, activism and lessons learned leading The Fortune Society

The organization’s executive director JoAnne Page sat down with New York Nonprofit Media to discuss her tenure at the nonprofit and what’s next.

Nonprofits

News

New York Blood Center welcomes newly eligible LGBTQ+ donors

The move comes after the Food and Drug Administration issued its final guidance on a screening process that is not based on sexual or gender identity.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

College admissions, post-affirmative action

PeerForward CEO Gary Linnen discusses his work helping students of color into higher education in an interview with New York Nonprofit Media.

New York City

News

Youth-serving nonprofits denounce termination of Next STEPS

The mentoring program focuses on youth in NYCHA developments that were identified in Mayor Eric Adams' Blueprint for Community Safety as the most impacted communities in the city.

Education

News

Combating chronic absence at NYC schools

Through its program, the Attendance Success Initiative, the YMCA of Greater New York is battling chronic absenteeism and seeing improvement in attendance.

Funding

Harlem-based arts organization receives $2 million ‘transformational’ grant

The funding from the Mellon Foundation will help EMERGE125 expand longevity and capacity for future projects.