Rules Reform Outlines Next Steps in Open Data

city council changing rules with east harlem head

We are taking dramatic steps towards more transparency so members of the press and public can see how our legislative process works … - East Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

In a great article today by the Gotham Gazzette  ow on May 14 the New York City Council unanimously passed a rules reform package that will change the internal operation of the 51-member legislative body. Continue Reading →

Low Wage Workers And Clergy Walk To Riverside Church In Harlem

Wage-March-2More than 1,000 low-wage workers from around the city joined hands today with interfaith clergy members and labor officials for a historic “Faith and Justice” walk to Harlem’s Riverside Church, urging Albany to let cities around the state to set their own minimum wages. Continue Reading →

Hope Flies Over East Harlem Plan

de BlasioA condemnation drama unfolding in East Harlem is presumably not what community residents expected of Mayor de Blasio’s “progressive” agenda. Continue Reading →

Join The Salute To The Harlem Explosion Volunteers And First Responders

BiitH6kCAAATle8East Harlem Council woman Melissa Mark-Viverito this Wednesday, April 9th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, we will hold a special reception in the Council Chambers at City Hall to salute the volunteers and first responders who did so much for El Barrio/East Harlem, in the aftermath of the Harlem explosion. All are welcome! Continue Reading →

Celebrate Women’s History in Harlem

melissaJoin Brian Benjamin as he co-hosts this special event honoring local political leaders including NY City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer along with young professionals including Dominique Sharpton, Ny Whitaker and more! Continue Reading →

Acclaimed Female Artists, Cultural Workers, and Harlem Elected Speak on “The Art of Being a Woman”

melissaNYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, NYC Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, Visual Artist Xenobia Bailey, and Traditional Yoruba Arpon Amma McKenn

Women of African descent are integral to global creative vision, international cultural output, and inspirational artistic conversation. Continue Reading →

CB 11 Plans To Fixes At Park Ave, Triboro Bridge Ramps

before_after_park_avePoor visibility leaves pedestrians at risk on Park Avenue in East Harlem. Curb extension have already been installed at 104th Street, right. Photos: DOT Continue Reading →