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Dreyfus Health Policy and Research Center Announces the Launch of the ‘Rise Up East New York’ Campaign to Address Rising Chronic Illness Rates

Photo from Brookdale Medica Center Safety Fair Today, Dreyfus Health Policy and Research Center announced the launch of their new campaign,...

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EducationHealth

Key NYC Department of Education Personnel Exits Rattle COVID-19 Reopening Plans

photo: Tweed Building NYC DOE Headquarters Since June, Mayor Bill de Blasio has had to deal with the exits of several key Department of...

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EducationHealth

Rising Teacher COVID-19 Cases and School Ventilation Issues Raise Concerns About School Reopenings

by Chanell Turner / NYCTeachers.com “Let’s just get real—an open window is not gonna cut it.” Monona Rossol, an...

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EducationHealth

16 NYC Teachers Test Positive for COVID 19 As Schools Prepare To Open To Students In Less Than 2 Weeks

UFT President, Michael Mulgrew, announced today that 16 New York City teachers have tested positive for COVID-19. These teachers were...

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Education

NYC DOE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS: SAGE AND SAFE OR STUPID AND SKETCHY?

by Alicia Whitney The fight against the pandemic all over the world has proven to be a disruptive one. Several sectors of different...

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HousingNYC Voter News

NYC Extends Halt To Property Lien Sales If You Pay Your Property Tax Bill or Make Payment Arrangements By Sept 24

New York City has delayed the tax lien sale for homeowners until September 24. If you owe property taxes or water bills and have a lien on...

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Housing

The City’s Three NYCHA Plans That Will Privatize Public Housing

OpEd by Kristen Hackett, member of the Justice For All Coalition Today, public housing in our city, and in the country really, is at a...

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NY Attorney General Tish James Files Suit To Dissolve the NRA Due To Years of Illegal Self Dealing

Brooklyn native, Tish James, who is the New York Attorney General, is starting the official process to dissolve the NRA, the powerful gun...

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New York City Preparing To Open Schools in the Fall Without A Plan That Makes Sense And With a Test & Trace System That Lacks Equity

New York City is desperate and under pressure to open schools in the Fall without a plan that makes sense. New Yorkers are still testing...

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VIDEO: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Appeared Live on VOICES of East New York Sunday June 28 @9am

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries  appeared Live! Sunday June 28 @9am on VOICES of East New York with Nikki Lucas. Community members were...

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