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Schneiderman shown with, left NYC Public Advocate Letitia James and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-New York). Photo-AG's office. Flickr

A new...

Stringer. Photo: William Alatriste-Flickr

With the Trump Administration ratcheting up its attacks on immigrant communities, including more frequent raids, New York...

Jumaane D. Williams. Photo Credit: William Alatriste, NYC Council

New York Council Member Jumaane D. Williams wants to fight possible corruption in the Mitchell-Lama housing program through...

In May 1886, workers led a historic protest in support of an eight-hour workday.

Today, the fight continues in New York and across the country to ensure that no worker is forced to...

(Left to right) Community Voices Heard (CVH)Executive Director Afua Atta-Mensah, City Councilman Ritchie Torres, CVH Lead Organizer Gabriel Strachota, Rev. Johnny Ray Youngblood, CVH...

AG Schneiderman

New legislation aimed at holding the city’s most unscrupulous landlords criminally accountable for tenant harassment, has been proposed by New York State Attorney General...

Twomey

New York City Council member Jumaane D. Williams, deputy leader, announced the appointment of Michael J. Twomey as his legislative director.

Twomey will be taking on the role...

Riker's. Photo Credit: John Moyers

The number one question asked since the campaign to end Rikers began is, "would you take a jail in your neighborhood?"

That question helps...

Pantaleo -- the cop who lynched Garner with his arm 

Progressive Caucus Statement on Eric Garner Case Leak:

The New York City Council Progressive...

Senator Schumer

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) vowed a fight for New York City federal anti-...

Torres

On Monday, Council Member Ritchie Torres, in partnership with the Council’s Progressive and the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucuses (BLAC), will be joined by more than 100 public...

CITY OF REFUGE 24 hour action originally scheduled for Tuesday POSTPONED due to Warning of Bad Weather. A new date will be announced shortly.

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The NYC Department of Probation initiative to reform the City’s Juvenile Justice System makes a lot of...

Comptroller Stringer discusses the report

If President Trump follows through on his promise to defund the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), cultural...

Schneiderman

Following President Trump's so-called deportation memo and recent well-covered raids by department of Homeland Security agents, New York's attorney general has issued a defiant...

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