Executive Order No. 26, dated February 14, 2023, is being submitted to establish and implement procedures to secure meaningful M/WBE participation to make NYC more equitable and inclusive business environment for all vendors, including M/WBEs to operate.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Dr. Herminia Palacio, and President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals Dr. Mitchell Katz today announced the City’s public health system will cease participating in the federal Title X program for as long as the “gag rule” is in effect.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of seven new members to the City’s Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Advisory Board, a board of business owners and community advocates who have a long history advancing opportunities for minority and women entrepreneurs.
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.
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
“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...."
First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Gracie Mansion Conservancy today announced a ticket giveaway for She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York, an unprecedented art exhibition at Gracie Mansion that brings together more than 60 works by 44 women across 10 decades.
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.".
Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced the appointment of six new members to the City’s Commission on Gender Equity, an agency tasked with supporting City agencies in dismantling institutional barriers for women and all gender identities.
Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced new initiatives to increase access to birth control in all city hospitals, increasing the stock of birth control at all 11 of the city’s hospitals and its six ambulatory care centers.