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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 the issue.

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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 York City, communities need to come together to support them,…

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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 Hodgson Russ LLP, write in the Buffalo News. Also see…

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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 Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. Your donation today moves…

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GIVING TUESDAY

November 28, 2016
GIVING TUESDAY

Support The Work of The African American Planning Commission Tomorrow, November 29th, the African American Planning Commission is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. We hope you will join this movement and help support our work not only with a donation, but by reaching out to your friends, family, neighbors and community members to talk about the important…

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Give Before You Give

November 23, 2016
Give Before You Give

Dear Friend, We get it. You love to help worthy organizations but you’re so tired of being bombarded with emails on #GivingTuesday. Instead of bombarding you with email donation requests, the African American Planning Commission would like to seek your help by asking you to help us get the word out early. SHARE THIS PAGE…

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Help AAPC Increase AmazonSmile Donations

November 23, 2016
Help AAPC Increase AmazonSmile Donations

Support us when you shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Start With a Smile at smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3305070 and Amazon donates to African American Planning Commission, Inc.

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For transgender youths in New York, it would be a health care milestone

October 5, 2016
For transgender youths in New York, it would be a health care milestone

The New York State Health Department has signaled that it intends to allow transgender youths to receive Medicaid coverage for hormones that forestall puberty, wiping away prohibitions that have been criticized by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups, according to the New York Times.

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