City Council Passes Bills to Survey Migrants’ Health Needs and Work Obstacles

City Council Passes Bills to Survey Migrants’ Health Needs and Work Obstacles

Editorial credit: Vic Hinterlang / Shutterstock.com By Danel Parra, City Limits “We must accumulate data to understand how the city has supported work permit applications, entrepreneurship, workforce development initiatives, and access to health care in order to identify the gaps in our efforts,” said the bill’s sponsor, Councilwoman Carlina Rivera. Lea la versión en español […]

NYC 2023 Elections Are Here. Get to Know Your City Council District Before You Vote.

NYC 2023 Elections Are Here. Get to Know Your City Council District Before You Vote.

By Rachel Holliday Smith,  Ari Ephraim Feldman,  Sam Rabiyah  and Suhail Bhat// TheCity.nyc In Partnership with Spectrum News NY1 Who represents you and who wants the job? How has your district changed? And who are the neighbors voting with you? 9 days until early voting starts: JUNE 17-25 19 days until election day: JUNE 27 On June 27, every one of […]

Investigating the Role of COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccine Rollout Among Immigrants and NYC’s Council Election

Investigating the Role of COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccine Rollout Among Immigrants and NYC’s Council Election

Exploring the effect of vaccine rollout policies especially among the Caribbean and African Americans on the outcome of the city council candidate’s selection. By Linda Nwoke Under the leadership of President Joe Biden, the federal government committed to promoting equity in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. His plan would ensure that all underserved communities and undocumented […]