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October 19, 2021
2021 General Election Debates Schedule Tuesday, October 19 Public Advocate Spectrum News NY1 7 pm - 8 pm Candidates Appearing: Devi Nampiaparampil and Jumaane Williams Spectrum News NY1 is co-hosting with THE CITY, Citizens Union, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Social Work Votes (Columbia School of Social Work & Latino Leadership Institute). * This debate is not required under city law since two or more candidates have not met the nonpartisan, objective, and nondiscriminatory criteria established in the Campaign Finance Act.… Read More »


September 21, 2021
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021 Time: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Location: St. Nicholas Park: James Baldwin Lawn 135th and St. Nicholas Avenue (B or C train to 135th Street) The City College Jazz Studies Program, in partnership with Friends of St. Nicholas Park, will present a free Jazz Concert in St. Nicholas Park to express appreciation to the Harlem Community and to the rich artistic legacy it represents. Thanks to a grant from Green Arts Live, this concert will feature ensemble performances by CCNY jazz faculty, alumni, and students. Bring a blanket and grab a spot!  Performance… Read More »


September 02, 2021
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 | 5:00-6:00 PM ZOOM | www.jjay.cuny.edu/Pfizer Join John Jay College President Karol V. Mason and Dean Ayman El-Mohandes, MBBCh, MD, MPH, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy, to hear the latest information from Pfizer experts—including John Jay alumnus Markus Green, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Pfizer (BS ’95)—about the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid Vaccine to help keep us safe and prevent the spread of Covid-19. For information: ExternalAffairs@jjay.cuny.edu


August 23, 2021
Senator Robert Jackson and his team will be available to talk with constituents at 137th St and Broadway tomorrow, Tuesday 8/24, from 2 to 4pm. No appointments necessary for this Senator On Your Corner program. Immediately following, Senator Robert Jackson will also be partnering with PA'LANTE Harlem to hold an Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) clinic at the SW corner of 135th St and Broadway from 4 to 8pm. Pre-registration is required at this link or by calling 212.491.2541. For a list of frequently asked questions about ERAP, please visit this link. El Senador… Read More »


August 17, 2021
NUEVA YORK, NY – El Representante Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) organizará un ayuntamiento virtual de asistencia de alquiler de emergencia (hoy) martes 17 de agosto a partir de las 5:00 p.m. EDT para abordar los programas de asistencias disponibles para los residentes del distrito. El Representante Espaillat se unió a sus colegas del Congreso para aprobar más de $46 mil millones en asistencia de alquiler de emergencia (ERA) para ayudar a las familias necesitadas y prevenir los desalojos. A medida que la moratoria de desalojo nacional expiró el 31 de julio y se acerca el mortarium… Read More »


August 17, 2021
NEW YORK, NY – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a virtual emergency rental assistance town hall on (today) Tuesday, August 17th at 5:00 p.m. EDT to address programs available for district residents. Rep. Espaillat joined his congressional colleagues to pass more than $46 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) to assist households in need and prevent evictions. As the national eviction moratorium expired on July 31 and the eviction mortarium for New York State is approaching, Rep. Espaillat will be joined by state and federal agencies to provide an… Read More »


August 05, 2021
To the City College Community: The City College of New York in support of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Harlem Week and the New York Road Runners (NYRR), invites faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate in the 2021 Harlem 5K Run honoring Mayor David Dinkins. This year’s event offers two options to participate: a free Virtual Run and a paid limited capacity in-person run. Please note that there is no team sponsorship for the paid in-person option this year. However, you may use the following codes that offer a discount: RUN Code: CZZHarlemRun2021 WALK Code… Read More »


June 17, 2021
Juneteenth commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. Annually celebrated on June 19, this holiday serves as an homage to the actual ending of slavery in 1865. While it's widely believed that Black enslaved people were set free by the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, not all were free until 2 1/2 years later. [source: NYC Juneteenth Website] The Black community built New York City. Arriving around 1626, their labor and ingenuity was integral to establishing this bustling city. Their hard work is a feat benefitted from by all, yet at times, unnoticed… Read More »


June 16, 2021
NBC 4 New York/WNBC-TV will host the third and final official Democratic primary debate between "leading contenders" for New York City mayor on June 16 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. WNBC-TV is co-hosting with Telemundo 47/WNJU-TV, Politico, Citizens Budget Commission, and New York Urban League. The in-person debate will originate from the iconic Studio 8H, housed within NBC world headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. No audiences will be present. The broadcast will be translated into Spanish for WNJU audiences. Debate Participants: Eric Adams Shaun Donovan Kathryn Garcia… Read More »


June 15, 2021
Interested in becoming a Trained Public Health Leader in your Community? New York State and Cornell University have partnered to launch the New Citizen Public Health Training Program. Over the past year, New Yorkers have come together to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and support health and wellbeing in their communities. All New Yorkers are invited to sign up and complete the training, so that you will better understand the coronavirus and other public health issues facing our communities and will gain the tools to understand the facts and be a trusted source of… Read More »


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