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Senator Serrano: Priorities for 2015

Dec 30, 2014

Sen. Jose M. Serrano, right, with a constituent (photo: @johnhenrysoto) With the 2015 Senate session rapidly approaching, the time has come for all legislators to outline their priorities for the new

 

The Promise - and Preservation - of Queens

Dec 29, 2014

Queens BP Melinda Katz, right, with a DOT rep (photo: @MelindaKatz) Lonely Planet travel guide recently named Queens as the number one destination on its 2015 Best in the US list,

 

2015 Legislative Priorities for LGBT New Yorkers

Dec 26, 2014

(photo: @prideagenda) A new year means a fresh start in the continued fight to further equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) New Yorkers and our families. For us,

 

Supportive Housing Helps Solve Homelessness

Dec 22, 2014

  Homeless Services Commissioner Gilbert Taylor (photo: Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times) On December 17 at Gotham Gazette, the Doe Fund wrote advocating for 'a working solution for homelessness,' in response to a Goddard Riverside Community

 

What's the NYPD doing with an LRAD?

Dec 18, 2014

An LRAD being used by NYPD on Dec 3 (photo: @PeoplesHistory) While the protests following the non-indictments in Ferguson and Staten Island have been disruptive, they have been mostly non-violent and

 

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

 

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

 

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