CYMI- Listen to Speaker Corey Johnson’s interview with WNYC Radio Brian Lehrer.
Corey Johnson’s first speech as New York City Council Speaker
Fiscal Year 2019 Discretionary Funding Expense Application Filing Period:
Please be advised that all not for profit community based organizations that wish to apply for discretionary funding for FY 2019 must submit a Council Application. The FY 2019 application is LIVE.
Apply for discretionary funding from Tuesday, January 2, 2018 until Tuesday, February 20, 2018. READ MORE
12 years of service.
4 years as Speaker of the New York City Council.
Over 700 bills passed in this legislative session.
90% drop in criminal court summonses issued.
644,000 outstanding warrants dismissed.
1300+ Unaccompanied minors screened for immigration & social services.
Thank you, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for your progressive leadership at the Council, for making City Hall the People’s House and for fighting for all but especially our most vulnerable New Yorkers. READ MORE
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and they Mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín visited the East Harlem Hurricane Relief Center and met with volunteers and those impacted by Hurricane Maria.
Watch the FULL video of Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the Council’s trip to Puerto Rico to assist in relief efforts and hear directly from impacted communities. #PRseLevanta #PRheritage
We’re so proud to honor our New York City Emergency Management Team who have been in Puerto Rico offering their support, expertise, and help. We were the first City to respond to Puerto Rico after Maria hit, and we’ll continue to do so. Thank you to everyone who attended our Puerto Rico Cultural celebration and congratulation again to all our honorees! READ MORE
TPS: Temporary Protected Status
As we prepare to mark Thanksgiving, thousands of our Haitian brothers and sisters now have to worry about being ejected from this country due to this President’s misguided policies. Meanwhile, thousands of Puerto Ricans are still without steady water and power, while others are fleeing to states. The President has made clear that he considers many of them nuisances. READ MORE