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Phenix Kim

Phenix Kim is an intern at NYN Media.

Nonprofits

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New York City’s first safe injection sites avert 633 drug overdoses on anniversary

OnPoint NYC’s two overdose prevention centers have served more than 2,100 people in their first year.

Nonprofits

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2022 NYN Media Tech Con explores innovation

Key issues discussed at the event included nonprofits’ adoption of automated services, addressing technology resistance and data collection.

Personality

Grace Bonilla on United Way of NYC’s emergency fund for asylum-seekers

The CEO in a Q&A discusses the organization’s work with the recent influx of migrants who’ve arrived in the five boroughs.

Procurement

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2022 Government Procurement Conference examines recovery from COVID-19

The City & State event at the Museum of Jewish Heritage gathered public procurement stakeholders, legislators and nonprofit leaders.

Healthcare

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32BJ Health Fund conference tackles uncontrolled hospital pricing

The fall event gathered legislators, national experts and healthcare leaders.

Personality

Personality

Tech nonprofit celebrates 10 years of providing educational programming to marginalized girls and non-binary students

Through its vast national and global programming, Girls Who Code aims to close the gender gap among entry-level tech jobs by 2030.

Nonprofits

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NYC Community School District 1 to offer mental health services to all district families this fall

University Settlement’s Families Thriving program will partner with Trinity Church Wall Street in a pilot expansion of comprehensive mental health services.

Education

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Expanding student outreach after COVID-19

Job Corps, which offers free educational and vocational programs to economically disadvantaged youth, looks to reach more Latino students after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

Nonprofits

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Nonprofit's college savings program to benefit NYC kindergartners

Through a partnership with NYC Kids RISE, the Department of Education is rolling out 529 college savings accounts for 97% of all kindergartners when students return to school this fall.

NYC Environmental Protection

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Environmental coalition offers plan to help NYC eliminate childhood lead poisoning

A group of advocacy organizations is calling for the removal of lead service lines and stricter enforcement of lead abatement laws.

Immigration

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Migrant transfers continue, despite outcry

Advocates have called on federal officials to return 70 migrants transferred out of the Orange County Correctional Facility back to their communities.

Nonprofits

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NYC nonprofits respond to monkeypox outbreak

As members of the LGBTQ+ community seek coveted monkeypox vaccination appointments, the uptake in demand is also revealing the wider disparities in vaccination access.

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How New York lawmakers and nonprofits are taking action after Roe v. Wade

Various groups are increasing efforts to make abortion accessible to New Yorkers and out-of-staters.

Nonprofits

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What’s behind declining enrollment in NYC schools?

A new Manhattan Institute report argues for greater acknowledgment of parents’ autonomy in the governance of district-run schools

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Nonprofits take action after loss of Roe v. Wade

Organizations are increasing efforts to make abortion accessible to patients beyond New York state’s borders.

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Coalition relaunches petition effort to protect community gardens

A “Critical Environment Areas” designation is being sought to protect the gardens from development

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Summit focuses on veterans services

Food insecurity was among the top priorities at the event hosted by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and New York City Department of Veterans’ Services