During the 2016-2017 Participatory Budgeting cycle, 31 Council Members across the city are asking residents to decide how to spend over $35 million in capital funding. We’re excited that Council Members Vanessa Gibson (District 16), Rafael Salamanca (District 17), and Debi Rose (District 49) have joined. READ MORE
The Supreme Court has ruled that DAPA and expanded DACA will remain blocked. Current DACA recipients are not at increased risk for deportation.
New York City has a rich network of community news outlets that span print, television, and radio. Over 4.1 million New Yorkers rely on these local publications for news about their neighborhood, a specific community or interest group, or local, national, and international news coverage in a language other than English. Approximately 271 outlets comprise this sector, including 134 that are published in 35 languages and English and serve the City’s 3.8 million immigrant residents, among them 1.8 million who speak little or no English. READ MORE
Today, the Council released Council 2.0, a technology roadmap to increase transparency, accountability, and inclusion for our constituents.
Council 2.0 includes this new website, an integration of more open-source tools, and steps to meet people where they are (on the platforms they’re already using) so that we become more open and digitally responsive to the people we are entrusted to serve. READ MORE