There is still time to complete the Census. New York City has a 54.9% completion rate, which we can still dramatically improve with enough outreach. Click this link for information on how to host a Census pop-up unit in your area and for instructions on how to apply for Census jobs in Manhattan and Queens. Read More
There is a job opening at CB5 for the position of District Manager, who will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the Community Board office. Reporting to the Board, they will be a key person to address the needs of the Community Board’s constituents. They will manage the two-person staff, establish the budget and manage the finances, carry out the directives of the Board to achieve goals. Please follow this link for information on how to apply! Read More
The Restaurant Revitalization Program (RRP) is a short-term program for a select number of restaurants to support unemployed or underemployed restaurant workers impacted by COVID-19 and their employers. Restaurants participating in the RRP program will be eligible for grants of up to $30,000, which will be used to pay wages of $20 per hour to retained or newly hired workers for 6-12 weeks. Deadline 7/31/20.
This month, Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza announced preliminary plans for reopening schools in September. Next week, Council Member Keith Powers' office is hosting a Town Hall with the Department of Education to discuss the preliminary plan for school reopening. Read More
On Thursday, July 23th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., join Senator Liz Krueger and Dr. Peter Steel, Director of Clinical Services for the Department of Emergency Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell, to talk about navigating the healthcare system. Many of us remain unsure where, when, and how to safely access health care in the time of COVID-19. Read More
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is inviting Block Associations and neighbors to help keep our community clean on August 1st, 2020. With several meet-up locations throughout District 3, check out the flier attached and click here for a form to sign up your Block Association! Read More