News

Robin Hood Foundation to help New York City expand child care voucher program

New grant funding will help increase eligibility for child care, facilitate enrollment and fund research.

Rikers Island

News

Advocates and local elected officials launch countdown to close Rikers

Mayor Eric Adams’ administration was called on to comply with a legal mandate of closing the troubled jail complex in 2027.

New York City

Personality

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.

News

Advocates rally for “How Many Stops” act

The bill comes amidst a 40% increase in police misconduct

Homelessness

News

Nonprofit study: NY’s homeless veterans need continued support

A shift in policy is needed to better serve this vulnerable population, according to a new report from Services for the Underserved

News

College access nonprofits respond to SCOTUS’ affirmative action decision

Organizations serving students of color remain committed to advancing diversity in top schools, despite funding unknowns

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Building a legacy of sports and love for community

An interview with Danielle Madden-Buck, executive director of America SCORES New York

Education

News

YMCA of Greater New York and Bank of America announce $1M gift that will send more teens to college

The money will be invested into the Rowe Scholars program, a comprehensive college and career access program

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Continuing a legacy of solving food insecurity

An interview with Leslie Gordon, president of Food Bank for New York City

News

Philanthropy organizations call on Adams administration to reverse proposed cuts to programming at Rikers Island

The New York Youth Justice Initiative is pushing back on a plan to have the Department of Correction take over the services

News

Report: 61% of Asian Americans who have had an abortion experienced at least one community related barrier

A study by the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum and Ibis Reproductive Health captures the abortion experience amongst Asian Americans.

Nonprofits

News

Nonprofits receive more than $35 million in support AAPI New Yorkers

The funding, through a partnership led by The Asian American Foundation, will go towards promoting public safety and small businesses after the recent spike in anti-Asian hate.

Personality

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.

News

Advocates push for Asian American history to be taught in school

The newly created REACH Coaltion supports state legislation that would require the curriculum across the state.

Policy

News

Report: 50% of working-age households do not meet the minimum cost of living

The alarming statistic is up from 36% in 2021, according to the study.

Fundraising

Funding

Hispanic Federation Gala raises over $3 million

The money raised will go towards supporting programming across 42 states and Puerto Rico

Nonprofits

News

Donald Glover makes surprise visit to Good Shepherd Services graduation

The actor, comedian and rapper surprised all at the nonprofit’s Mentored Internship Program ceremony

News

Nonprofits throw support behind Hochul’s latest pick for chief judge

The governor’s second nominee has received a much warmer reception after her failed bid for Hector LaSalle.