Bronx Children’s Museum Groundbreaking

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viveritojoined City and State partners to celebrate an exciting milestone, the beginning of construction on the future home of the Bronx Children’s Museum.

Eid ul-Fitr Celebration

The Council celebrates #EidAlFitr in the Chambers with Council Member I. Daneek Miller, the only Muslim member in the body. #EidMubarak!

Cyberbullying Panel

Nearly 50% of New York City teens have experienced bullying. On 6/22, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito teamed up with AT&T, the Tyler Clementi Foundation, and Common Sense Media for the #BehindThatScreen Cyberbullying Summit, which was first announced at the Speaker’s 2017 #StateofNYC address.

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#BehindThatScreen Cyberbullying Summit

Nearly 50 percent of New York City-area teens have experienced cyberbullying, while 8 in 10 teens know another student that has experienced it. We’ve teamed up with Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, The New York City Council, MobilizeNY, Tyler Clementi Foundation, Common Sense Media, the NYC Department of Education- to unveil a 15-minute film designed to educate parents and teens on cyberbullying. READ MORE

Rapid Response Lab: Immigration & Criminal Justice

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito kicks of Rapid Response Lab at General Assembly! Learn more about the organizations and agents of change- that are using technology and digital strategies to protect our communities and resist.