Post Tagged with: "NYC budget"

Lovely Tejada during the demonstration to demand more funds for immigration programs. (Photo by Edwin Martinez via El Diario)

Activists Press for More City Funding for Immigrants in 2020 Budget

Government, Immigration, New York May 16, 2019 at 5:27 pm

Only weeks away from the approval of the fiscal year 2020 budget, activists and organizations step up the pressure to increase funds for programs that help immigrants and those most vulnerable, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Rally for solidarity against the deportation of immigrants in front of 26 Federal Plaza. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

City Budget’s $46M in Aid for Immigrants Not Enough, Activists Say

Government, Immigration, New York July 12, 2018 at 6:15 pm

The New York City Council assigned $46 million in funds for free lawyers and other programs shielding immigrants against the Trump administration, but activists say this is insufficient, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The Alternatives to Incarceration/Reentry Coalition rally was held May 10 on the steps of City Hall. (Photo by Gregg McQueen via The Bronx Free Press)

Offer More Re-entry Support, Advocates Urge City

Government, New York May 17, 2017 at 3:31 pm

Advocates for community programs that help the formerly incarcerated with re-entry services are asking the city for more support, The Bronx Free Press reports.

Silvia Arias and Franky Castro expect the City to offer more support to immigrants seeking a better future.  (Photo courtesy of Make the Road New York via El Diario)

City Hall Asked to Devote More Funds to Immigrants

Government, Immigration, New York May 24, 2016 at 4:03 pm

As the city prepares to approve the 2017 fiscal year budget, activist groups are making a final push to get authorities to support programs in immigrant communities, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

City Council member Carlos Menchaca, chair of the Committee on Immigration, presided over the first public hearing on immigrant services. (Photo via El Diario)

Menchaca Worries Over City Funding for Immigrant Services

Government, Immigration, New York March 29, 2016 at 7:52 pm

The City Council’s first public hearing about funding immigrant services touted some successes but there is also worry about looming budget cuts, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Carlos Menchaca, chair of the Committee on Immigration of the New York City Council, addresses a New York Immigration Coalition briefing, with Suzanne Robinson Davis of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center standing behind him. (Photo by Alex Ayala for Voices of NY)

Immigrants in NYC: Getting a Boost from the Budget

City Council member Carlos Menchaca and immigrant advocates discussed additions to the city’s 2017 budget that will help immigrants at a New York Immigration Coalition briefing.

Councilmember Carlos Menchaca at the first hearing on budget allocation for immigrant services. Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steven Banks testifies. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Budget Win for Immigrants in NYC

Government, Immigration, New York June 10, 2016 at 1:55 pm

Pro-immigration activists applaud the newly approved city budget as it will invest more in educational programs and legal services, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

From May Day 2013 in NYC (Photo by The All-Night Images, Creative Commons license)

A Proposed ‘Budget for the City of Immigrants’

Immigration, New York June 4, 2015 at 8:12 pm

Immigrant groups presented city budget recommendations, which include funds to prepare communities for Obama’s executive actions and defend tenants from landlord abuse, reports El Diario.

Janvieve Williams Comrie is one of the cofounders of a small cooperative called Ginger Moon that makes healthy meals for pregnant women and new mothers. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/ Voices of NY)

Support Worker Co-ops, Advocates Tell City Council

Featured Posts, Labor May 14, 2014 at 10:39 pm

Supporters of worker cooperatives request funding to help these nascent businesses grow.