Multimedia, Multicultural Maternal Health Public Education Campaign Launched

Multimedia, Multicultural Maternal Health Public Education Campaign Launched

BROOKLYN, NY – JANUARY 16: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso speaks at a press conference on maternal health outside Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn on January 16, 2022 in New York City. (Shutterstock) BROOKLYN, NY: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso on November 16, launched a multimedia, multicultural maternal health public education campaign to connect Brooklynites […]

Gov. Hochul Holds on After Tough Campaign Against Right-Winger Zeldin

Gov. Hochul Holds on After Tough Campaign Against Right-Winger Zeldin

Governor Kathy Hochul visits with elected officials to Fort Greene Council Senior Center on election day of November 8, 2022. (Shutterstock) By Katie Honan, Haidee Chu, Jonathan Custodio, Stephon Johnson, George Joseph, Claudia Irizarry Aponte and Tanaz Meghjani, THE CITY Gov. Kathy Hochul fought off a challenge from Republican Lee Zeldin on Tuesday, although her […]

Mayor Adams Orders Flags Lowered to Half Staff in Honor of Passing of Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts III

Mayor Adams Orders Flags Lowered to Half Staff in Honor of Passing of Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts III

NEW YORK CITY – APRIL 14 2015: Several hundred activists from Stop Mass Incarceration Network rallied at Union Square Park before marching to Lower Manhattan. Rev Calvin Butts III. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the following statement on the passing of Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts III: “It is with […]

Voices of Black and Brown Immigrants Under a Changing New York City

Voices of Black and Brown Immigrants Under a Changing New York City

By Linda Nwoke A lot has changed in New York and the city since the pandemic. Besides the post-traumatic impact of the pandemic, which has left many New Yorkers emotionally drained and financially strained, the city is still striving to recover at multiple levels, with highs and lows in specific sectors. Some areas used in […]

Mayor Eric Adams, Chancellor David Banks and Assemblymember Jenifer Rajkumar Announce Support for Diwali as Public-School Holiday

Mayor Eric Adams, Chancellor David Banks and Assemblymember Jenifer Rajkumar Announce Support for Diwali as Public-School Holiday

New York City, NY USA October 11, 2022. NYC Mayor Eric Adams signs two legislative bills on gun safety in Times Square. (Shutterstock) New York Assembly Member Jenifer Rajkumar: When my parents immigrated to the United States with just $300 and a suitcase, they never would’ve imagined that I’d be standing here as your state […]

A Conversation with Haitian-American Councilmember Rita Joseph

A Conversation with Haitian-American Councilmember Rita Joseph

By CAW Editorial Staff New York City Council Member Rita Joseph was elected in 2021 to represent Flatbush, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Kensington, Ditmas Park, and Southern Crown Heights. Before serving in the City Council, Ms. Joseph was a public school teacher, a community activist, and a proud union member. People, Power & Politics (PPP) chatted […]

NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Mayor’s Office of International Affairs Announce Restoration of National Medallions Along Avenue of the Americas

Installed more than 60 years ago as a symbol of hope and unity in the hemisphere, medallions had fallen into disrepair, with only 18 original medallions remaining. Under Adams Administration, creating new, safe and up-to-date signage along Sixth Avenue was a priority.

NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Mayor’s Office of International Affairs Announce Restoration of National Medallions Along Avenue of the Americas

DOT Commissioner Rodriquez and other officials speaking at the Restoration of National Medallions along the Avenue of the Americas | Photo Courtesy: DOT New York — In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Manuel Castro and Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Commissioner Edward Mermelstein […]

Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Declares Asylum Seeker State of Emergency, Calls for Urgent Aid From Federal, State Governments

Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Declares Asylum Seeker State of Emergency, Calls for Urgent Aid From Federal, State Governments

New York, NY – September 19, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams delivers keynote remarks at the opening of Concordia annual summit at Sheraton Times Square. (Shutterstock) Mayor Eric Adams: My fellow New Yorkers, we are in a crisis situation. New York City now has more than 61,000 people in our shelter system. That includes thousands of […]

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