A legislative package was introduced to curb the nuisance abatement legislation arguing that it is unconstitutional and has targeted mostly Latino and African-American homes, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
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Council member Daniel Dromm lauds the visibility of Diversity Plaza as Chirlane McCray and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett stop by to promote their mental health initiative, ThriveNYC.
Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop spoke with reporters about his agency’s work, and detailed what SBS will do to promote the new ambitious goals of the de Blasio administration for boosting contracting with women and minority-owned businesses.
Legislation passed by the City Council will have city agencies gather more accurate demographic data to better service LGBT people and communities of color, reports Times Ledger.
Mexicans celebrated the Day of the Dead at Manhattan’s El Museo del Barrio with dance performances, traditional costumes and masks and even a moment of prayer, Diario de México USA reports.
Washington Heights elected officials and residents denounced landlords who keep their apartments empty as a dirty tactic to end affordable housing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The 19th annual march against domestic violence sponsored by the Korean American Family Service Center was held in Flushing, and drew community members and local politicians, Times Ledger reports.
The New York-based LatinoJustice organization has created an app in which minority voters will be able to report complaints at the polls in several states on Nov. 8, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Steven Banks, New York City commissioner of the Department of Social Services, told community and ethnic reporters Oct. 19 at a briefing at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism that the city had succeeded in stopping the trajectory of growth in homelessness.
More than 500 students participated in an emotional Second Annual Long Island DREAMers Conference, Noticia reports.
The latest episode of “Independent Sources” examines the city’s “I Am Muslim, I Am NYC” campaign and a state program to help immigrants pay for the cost of applying for citizenship.
A series of restaurant reviews by Queens Latino for the past few months reflect a boom of new culinary offerings – including Brazilian, Bolivian and Andean fusion – in the borough.
A group of young Bangladeshi-American women use folk theater to open up dialogue about trauma in their community, reports Open City.
As the city is expanding its program to improve relations and collaboration between the NYPD and local communities, some Hispanic residents welcome the initiative and others are skeptical, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
While not everyone who attended the Bollywood-themed “Humanity United Against Terror” event in Edison, New Jersey, turned out to see Trump, those who did tell Desi Talk why they support the Republican candidate for president.