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Game Changers for JFK International

Nov 12, 2015

JFK (photo via Department of Homeland Security) With the strong encouragement of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is now hosting an international design competition


Creating the Department of Veterans Services

Nov 10, 2015

armed services flags at city hall (photo via @BilldeBlasio) As we head into Veterans Day, military veterans and their families received historic news last week when the de Blasio administration and


Keeping New York Water Clean

Nov 06, 2015

Seneca Lake (photo via @NYGov) Do you enjoy a pumpkin spice latte during the crisp fall weather? A warm cider, perhaps? No matter your drink of choice, it is ask risk


Saying No to Hate in the Empire State

Nov 03, 2015

Protesting anti-immigrant messaging As two of the 4.3 million immigrant members of this state, we, like most of our community, came to New York City with high hopes of acceptance and


More NYC Families Will Soon Have Access to Care

Oct 30, 2015

A citizenship ceremony (photo: Ed Reed, Mayor's Office) New York City's new plan will expand access to care for immigrants across the City Access to health care is on the rise all