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A Working Solution for Homelessness

Dec 17, 2014

Members of the Doe Fund march in the Veterans Day Parade (photo: @TheDoeFund) In a December 11 Gotham Gazette editorial advocating for more supportive housing, a program director from the Goddard

Last Updated (Wednesday, December 17, 2014 01:46 PM)


Renewed Supportive Housing Legislation is a Must

Dec 11, 2014

Staff from Goddard's Manhattan Outreach Consortium at the NY/NY Press Conference On December 8, a press conference was held on the steps of City Hall on behalf of the Campaign 4

Last Updated (Thursday, December 11, 2014 05:01 PM)


In Support of Council Efforts to Diversify City Schools

Dec 11, 2014

Council Chambers during Thursday's packed hearing (photo: @MarkLevineNYC) There is no more important factor than classroom diversity to assure quality education and a just society for our children. I commend the

Last Updated (Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:11 PM)


More Justice, Less Politics - In Every Borough

Dec 10, 2014

Mayor de Blasio, left, and Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson (photo: @BilldeBlasio) Amidst calls for special prosecutors, public hearings, and the attorney general to take over, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has

Last Updated (Wednesday, December 10, 2014 05:17 PM)


Dear Educators: Please scrap your lesson plans

Dec 04, 2014

Protesters on Wednesday evening in New York (photo: William Alatriste) Good morning. I'm incredibly appreciative that school is in session today in New York City and that you're there to care

Last Updated (Thursday, December 04, 2014 08:19 AM)


An Essential Use of the State Budget Surplus

Dec 01, 2014

FDNY Foundation is one Human Services Council member organization (photo: FDNY Foundation) Thousands of New York State residents depend on the state's non-profit human services organizations during times of disaster and

Last Updated (Sunday, November 30, 2014 08:25 PM)


The Case for Uber Data Sharing

Nov 19, 2014

(photo: @Uber) The e-receipt from your last Uber ride isn't the only record of your trip. The base that dispatched your car records a "what, when, and where" of your journey,

Last Updated (Wednesday, November 19, 2014 01:38 PM)