Council member Carlos Menchaca’s office will be working with the Chinese-American Planning Council to offer expanded assistance to the growing number of Chinese residents in Sunset Park, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
How would eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts affect artists of color? Colorlines speaks to those in the arts industry to gather how funding from the organization has helped artists and cultural groups in NYC.
Activists delivered a petition with 11,000 signatures asking New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to add nearly $20 million to protect immigrants in the next state budget, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
At a Philippine Consulate event for International Women’s Day, attendees praised Housing Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer for her political success, reports The FilAm.
Palestinian pastor Khader El-Yateem leads in fundraising for the 43rd District City Council seat race, Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Kings County Politics report.
In an emotional public hearing, the City Council investigated claims that ICE is detaining immigrants who have committed minor offenses when they appear in court, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The state of Puebla, Mexico, is offering free legal assistance to nationals in New York and New Jersey, Reporte Hispano reports.
This episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at the capacity of sanctuary cities in the age of a Trump administration.
Mayor de Blasio laid out a plan to build 90 homeless shelters and cease operations on 360 hotels and other locations as part of his program to face the homeless crisis, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Although she has two children in the U.S. Army and is awaiting her green card, a Staten Island Mexican woman is terrified that Trump will deport her, Diario de México USA reports.
In an interview with El Diario/La Prensa City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says that, even though New York will continue to fight for undocumented people, the policies created by Trump’s government represent a real threat of deportation, as well as a danger to the city’s safety.
Caribbean Life looks at what the Commuter Van Safety Act, signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio, means for the Caribbean community.
Council members and activists are urging the mayor to increase the Summer Youth Employment Program’s budget, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A 19-year-old Salvadoran detained by ICE becomes a rallying point for Mayor de Blasio and city officials as they stand up for the city’s sanctuary status, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A silent march, a series of speakers and an exhibit and performances marked the 75th anniversary of FDR’s executive order which resulted in the internment of 100,000 Japanese Americans on the West Coast during World War II.