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New York City Council Members allocated $163,000 to services for children offered by the Police Athletic League NYC!
This is part of our ongoing commitment to supporting the success of our kids.

Unlike in criminal proceedings, tenants facing eviction do not have a guaranteed right to counsel. As recently as 2013, 99 percent of landlords in New York City house court were represented, compared to just one percent of tenants. Similarly, residents of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings in administrative proceedings that can lead to eviction rarely enjoy the benefits of legal assistance.


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.

Watch the full video of the event

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.