Event for Families Impacted by the 465 West 144th Fire

Event for the families who were burnt out of all of their homes at 465 West 144 Street. This fire took 9 hours to contain. No one died thank goodness, and the FDNY was wonderful as are the residents. But the residents lost everything. All of the local elected officials have been collecting clothes and other items, and New Yorkers and Harlemites have been very generous. Our office at 431 W 125 Street is full of generous donations. We will be bringing

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Workshop on Immigration Rights/What happens if ICE Stops You?

Workshop on Immigration Rights/What happens if ICE Stops You? Sponsored by the Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer at the Northern Manhattan Office of the Manhattan Borough President, 431 West 125 Street, NY NY with CUNY Citizenship NOW and the NYC Commission on Human Rights. Info: 212 531 1609. All welcome.  December 7th at 6pm.

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Dr. Vincent Boudreau is 13th President of City College

Dr. Vincent Boudreau is the next president of The City College of New York, CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken announced today. Boudreau has served as Interim President of CCNY since November of 2016. Prior to that appointment, Boudreau was inaugural dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at City College since 2013. He was previously director of the Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service from 2002 through 2013.

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New York’s waterways are swimming in plastic microbeads

It's morning. Brush your teeth. A quick shower, shampoo. Going to the beach? Get on the sunscreen. OK, ready to roll. You've just sent countless microscopic plastic bits swirling down the drain, through the sewer system and into the nearest water body. Many common products including toothpastes, cosmetics, shampoos, soaps and sunscreens contain tiny plastic spheres. The ball-bearing effect of these so-called microbeads gives products their smooth

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CAS National Center for Community Schools Fundamentals Conference , October 18-20, 2017, in New York City

We are pleased to invite you to CAS National Center for Community Schools Fundamentals Conference , October 18-20, 2017, in New York City. Please share with other key members of your team. We want to encourage you and your group to register as soon as possible because space is limited! Click here to access the registration web site and learn more about the conference or paste the link below into your browser.

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WeAct Empowering Communities to Power Change

A recent Nature study showed that over 12,700 lives have been saved by solar and wind energy over the last nine years in the U.S.1  Here in NYC, we know that solar can also: help reduce energy costs reduce emissions that cause climate change and dirty air help prevent blackouts Yet, only 2% of ConEd customers creating their own solar are considered low-income households. That's why WE ACT is proud to launch our newest project, SOLAR UPTOWN NOW

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Uptown Triennial

Making Art Uptown Family Workshop Saturday, July 29th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm An afternoon of art making and self-empowerment The Lantern / 8th Floor Join us for art projects inspired by Maren Hassinger's Fight the Power on view in the Uptown exhibition. Working together, families can create sculptural elements made from paper that will eventually become part of Fight the Power. Wallach Art Gallery / 6th Floor Explore the Uptown exhibition and discover

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WHDC 4th Annual Grant Writing Workshop, Free, August 10th!

  West Harlem Development Corporation invites you to attend its 4th Annual Grant Writing Workshop on Thursday, August 10, 2017.   Location: International House located at 500 Riverside Drive, NY, NY 10027 (Room: Home Room) Time: 8:45 am to 5pm. A light breakfast will be served from 8:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. Lunch will also be served. Space is limited, so you MUST R.S.V.P. to the link below no later than Friday, August 4th by 12 Noon. Click here:

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Make Music New York, June 21, 2017 – Call for Local Musicians

On Wednesday, June 21st from 10am - 10pm, public spaces in all five boroughs - sidewalks, parks and community gardens and more, become impromptu musical stages. Thousands of amateur musicians in every genre perform for the public at no cost. June 21, 2017 is also the first day of Summer and is globally celebrated as "Summer Solstice" which also marks the longest day of the year.  It is the day, the world gets the most sunlight in one day! Hamilton

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Landmarks Preservation Commission Issues New Process for Submission of Testimony

In our effort to make the digital submission process more efficient and fair, the agency has created an online form for Public Testimony and Comments on Public Hearing and Meeting items. In response to feedback, we have made a few changes, including providing presentation materials for agenda items on the LPC website by 5:00 PM on the Thursday prior to Public Hearings/Meetings, and accepting digital testimony until 4 PM on the Monday prior to Public

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