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Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's funeral

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on President Biden to...

AG James Calls For State Constitutional Amendment For Abortion

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NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement today in support of amending the New York State Constitution to ensure the right to abortion...

New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan

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New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan released the following statement due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases:

“With COVID-19 cases...

New York City’s community foundation announced $7 million in grants to 39 nonprofits working to make life better for all New Yor

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(New York, NY) – New York City’s community foundation announced $7 million in grants to 39 nonprofits working to make life better for all New Yorkers.

“The city...

Hundreds of poor and low-wealth people marched through Wall Street,

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Hundreds of poor and low-wealth people marched through Wall Street, chanting “if we don’t get it, shut it down” and carrying signs as the Poor People’s...

South Asian and Latino Alliance for Justice and Empowerment denouncing Assemblyman David Weprin’s alleged "retaliation"

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The following statement was released by the South Asian and Latino Alliance for Justice and Empowerment denouncing Assemblyman David...

We are calling on New York State Senate and Assembly members to reject the Governor’s changes to the bail laws

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(NEW YORK, NY) – The Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Defender Services, The Bronx Defenders, The Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, New York County Defender...

The following open letter is critical of New York Rep. Gregory Meeks

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The following open letter is critical of New York Rep. Gregory Meeks' alleged abdication of his responsibilities for his Queens...

King Center CEO Rev. Dr. Bernice King will headline an event—“Can the Church Study War No More”

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NEW YORK CITY — Tomorrow, April 2 at 4:00 pm ET, the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft is co-hosting an event marking the 55th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther...

January 2022 Twin Parks fire

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New York, NY — Today, Council Members Crystal Hudson, Keith Powers, Pierina Sanchez, Gale Brewer, and Oswald Feliz will introduce a bill to raise the minimum indoor...

NYPD beating up protesters.

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Wednesday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams complained about citizens recording police (often their violent misconduct on New Yorkers) while introducing a specialized...

New York City Comptroller Brad Lander (above left with Mayor Eric Adams)

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NEW YORK, NY – New York City Comptroller Brad Lander (above left with Mayor Eric Adams) and senior members of the New York City Mayor’s Office stood together to release the...

Lyft, BronxWorks Help Bronx Fire Victims

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NEW YORK (Feb. 2021) - Lyft, Inc. (LYFT) announced Thursday it is partnering with BronxWorks to make it a little easier for the victims of last month’s fire in The Bronx and...

In its 100th year, FPWA remains committed to supporting nonprofits as they care for New Yorkers in need and advocating for trans

New York, NY – FPWA (The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies), New York City’s leading anti-poverty policy and advocacy organization whose work reaches 1.5 million New Yorkers annually,...

Stop The Killing Black History Month Action Program

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New York, NY – Outraged by yet another incident of gun violence and another killing of a baby, a mother, a teenager or man, some New York City...

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