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“New York City: What Can We Do After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccination?” a Virtual Town Hall

Senator Krueger is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 15th from 7 pm - 8:15 pm titled “New York City: What Can We Do After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccination?”  See here for more information and how to register. Read More

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Shuttered Venue Operators Grant applications opens April 8

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that applications for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grand (SVOC) will open Thursday, April 8. This grant provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19.  On March 30th, SBA will offer an informative webinar on how to apply.  Check here for more info! Read More

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Public Hearing Comment Period Postponed on EMPIRE STATION COMPLEX Project

The Public Hearing for the The Empire Station Complex, bound by 6th and 9th Avenues, 34th and 31st streets, has been postponed.   We will update you once we have a new public hearing date.  The current proposal is a massive, years-long project that includes significant land use, public spaces, and transportation impacts for our community.  You can find information and documents for the project here! Read More

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COVID-19: Vaccines

Vaccines will be important tools in preventing the spread of COVID-19.  Here's an important resource for what you should know about the COVID-19 vaccine and its distribution in New York City, as well as info on a program by Council Member Powers to help you navigate the vaccination process. Read More

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Taskforce on Racial Inclusion & Equity Seeks Info from Local Orgs

The Taskforce on Racial Inclusion & Equity (TRIE) is seeking requests for information (RFI) from community-based organizations or M/WBE certified owned businesses with a commitment to reducing equity gaps for communities of color, helping strengthen neighborhood coalitions, and promoting stronger recovery from COVID-19 by serving as TRIE Neighborhood Coordinators (TNCs).  More info here! Read More

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Mentor A Job-Seeker to Career Success!

StreetWise Partners is hosting a workforce development mentoring program that helps 300 unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers each year to develop the professional skills and social capital needed to join the workforce.  Sign up today, building meaningful relationships and leadership skills! Read More

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