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Do Your Part To Help Homeless Street New Yorkers

January 15, 2017
Do Your Part To Help Homeless Street New Yorkers

The Department of Homeless Services asks New Yorkers to volunteer for its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate to assist the agency and community partners in estimating the number of individuals living on the streets, in parks, subways, and other public spaces across the city. HOPE 2017 will take place on Monday evening, Jan. 23, from…

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The Queens Precinct Where Stop-and-Frisk Survives

January 9, 2017
The Queens Precinct Where Stop-and-Frisk Survives

In 2014, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio rode into City Hall with a promise to end the aggressive “overuse” of stop-and-frisk tactics, but in the 106th Precinct, a sleepy residential community in South Central Queens, they are down by less than half, City Limits…

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EXCLUSIVE: State audits find health, safety violations and questionable expenses filed by nonprofit organization

January 9, 2017
EXCLUSIVE: State audits find health, safety violations and questionable expenses filed by nonprofit organization

State Controller Thomas DiNapoli is knocking the Cuomo administration for a lack of sufficient monitoring of nonprofit organizations that provide housing for the mentally ill. Three audits office to be released Monday found a number of health and safety violations that were allowed to go…

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Artists and Critics Call for Culture ‘Strike’ on Inauguration Day

January 8, 2017

Cindy Sherman, Richard Serra, Louise Lawler, Joan Jonas and Julie Mehretu were among the art stars signing the invitation for a “J20 Art Strike,” which urges museums, galleries, concert halls, art schools and nonprofit institutions to close to protest “the normalization of Trumpism,” the New…

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New York’s Transgender Health Crisis

January 8, 2017
New York’s Transgender Health Crisis

While there have been health care advancements that address transgender rights, access to a full continuum of quality, culturally competent health care is long overdue, Amida Care’s Doug Wirth writes in NY Slant.

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U.S. needs to assist ‘invisible’ homeless, Sen. Gillibrand says

January 8, 2017
U.S. needs to assist ‘invisible’ homeless, Sen. Gillibrand says

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said she’d continue to pressure the federal government to count domestic violence victims in its national homeless statistics, potentially increasing funding for permanent housing for women and children living in shelters and hotels, Newsday writes. Also see NYN Media’s related coverage of…

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Maspeth resident launches a nonprofit organization to help feed the homeless

January 6, 2017
Maspeth resident launches a nonprofit organization to help feed the homeless

Crystal Wolfe, founder of the nonprofit organization Catering for the Homeless, is one of the few people in Maspeth who actually supports a local hotel being converted into a homeless shelter, and believes that in order to help the nearly 60,000 homeless people of New…

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City Launching Plans For New Inwood Library With Affordable Housing Component At 4790 Broadway

January 6, 2017
City Launching Plans For New Inwood Library With Affordable Housing Component At 4790 Broadway

The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is partnering with the New York Public Library and the Robin Hood Foundation to explore redevelopment opportunities at the site of the two-story Inwood Library, NY YIMBY writes.

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Nonprofit Workplace Challenges Predicted For 2017

January 6, 2017
Nonprofit Workplace Challenges Predicted For 2017

Staffing, workflow, finance and fundraising will be the trends to watch in nonprofit operations during 2017 when it comes to charities and associations, the NonProfit Times writes.

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Another Voice: Nonprofits need to review updated legal requirements

January 6, 2017

With increased obligations of transparency and accountability, it is time once again for nonprofits in the state to ensure they are up to speed with the New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013, as recently amended, Anne F. Downey and Patricia C. Sandison, attorneys at…

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Support AAPCI This #GivingTuesday

November 29, 2016
Support AAPCI This #GivingTuesday

Make An Impact On Your Community This Tuesday, November 29th The African American Planning Commission, Inc. provides shelter to over 1,440 homeless survivors of Domestic Violence in New York City each year. Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving observed on the Tuesday following…

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