Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Acting Commissioner Anne del Castillo today announced the first round of grant recipients of the “Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV & Theatre Fund. Funds were awarded to 63 film, TV, theatre and digital media projects made
Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced the next four monuments as a part of She Built NYC, an initiative to honor the trailblazing women who have helped shape New York City while addressing the absence of female statues in our public realm.
“The Trump gag rule denies women the freedom to make their own health care decisions. It is a frightening, dystopian policy that will have a disproportionate effect on women of color. My Administration will do everything in its power to fight the gag rule and protect the rights of women...."
STATEMENT FROM MAYOR DE BLASIO ON SIGNING OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT, "“It is crucial that we protect a woman’s right to the full spectrum of reproductive health care, particularly at this moment in history when these rights are under attack nationally.".
First Lady Chirlane McCray celebrated St. Patrick's Day in Gracie Mansion honoring the history of Irish immigrants in NYC. She also mentioned the intersection of Women's History Month and St. Patrick's Day, honoring the Irish women in the room with her.
First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Department of Cultural Affairs announced She Built NYC, a new effort to commission a public monument or artwork on City property that honors women’s history in New York City.