What’s Next…

What’s next for NYC? Find out at tomorrow’s State of the City Address.

Building a Stronger NYC: Speaker releases annual report of key Council accomplishments

Today, the Council has published “Building a Stronger NYC,” an annual report to highlight its major work from 2016. Accomplishments range from criminal justice reforms to bolstering services for vulnerable communities to expanding the City’s transparency efforts. This report, along with last year’s Speaker’s Annual Report, mark the first time that the Council has released … read more

Learn how NYC’s budget works

Thanks to Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s commitment to transparency and access, you can now see how the New York City budget works and what it costs to run NYC! Learn how the budget works Explore the Expense Budget

Puerto Rican cultural celebration in chambers

This month we celebrated Puerto Rican culture and heritage at City Hall. Congratulations to our honorees! Remember, all our Chamber cultural events are free and open to the public.

Subway Therapy with Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

During these uncertain times we must remind ourselves of who we are as a city and hold steadfast to the values that we cherish and hold dear. The values of hard work, respect and coming together during times of adversity define us as New Yorkers. That will not change, no matter who is President.

Applications for the Communities of Color Non-Profit Stabilization Fund are now open

Organizations can now apply for the Communities of Color Non-Profit Stabilization Fund. This Council initiative seeks to strengthen organizations that serve African American, Latino and Asian communities. Created by the Council in partnership with five founding organizations, it has funded critical capacity building for more than 80 community groups. To determine eligibility and submit application … read more

An update on the Unaccompanied Minors initiative

The Unaccompanied Minors Intiative was created by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Immigration Committee Chair Carlos Menchaca in 2014 with the Robin Hood Foundation and the New York Community Trust to prevent the detention and deportation of children who arrived in the United States to flee violence from Central America. In its first year of operation, … read more