The city is in the process of spending $8.7b to close Rikers Island & replace it and other jails with new borough-based facilities. But the new jails are not expected be ready until 2026. In the interim, the city needs to spend millions of dollars on major repairs of the jails destined for closure.
The analysis in this brief utilized New York City Police Department data from calendar years 2017 to 2019 for domestic violence offenses: homicide, felony rape, felony assault, sex offenses, strangulation and stalking. For each offense, the NYPD provided sex and race/ethnic for each offense.
Somers Brothers Tinware Factory (later American Can Company) was once one of the largest decorated tinware manufacturing complexes in the United States, it remains one of Gowanus's most distinctive industrial buildings.
In accordance with Local Law 151, which was passed by the New York City Council on July 23, 2019, SBS is hereby reporting to the Council on a sample of 59 microbusinesses in the city to identify issues specific to microbusinesses.
Commitment card for volunteers to sign up to join their Neighborhood Organizing Census Committee(NOCC) . NOCC helped provide an organizational structure for local volunteers to do their own direct outreach to their friends, families, and neighbors, with support from NYC Census 2020.
The Montauk Paint Manufacturing Company Building was built in 1908 as part of the growing industrial development surrounding the Gowanus Canal and remains one of the finest buildings in the neighborhood recalling this history.
The attached memo describes why the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) does not submit a Quarterly Equal Employment and Diversity Plan Implementation Report as per the New York City Charter Chapter 35, Section 815(i)
The attached memo describes why the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) is not responsible for submitting a Quarterly Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Plan Implementation Report as per the New York City Charter Chapter 35, Section 815(i).
Designed by architects James F. Meehan and Daube & Kreymborg, and built in 1908-09, the Manida
Street Historic District is a remarkable example of the early-20th century development of the South Bronx’s Hunts Point neighborhood.
In May 2020, a Minneapolis Police Officer killed George Floyd, an unarmed black man. As a result people across the country and New York City engaged in mass protests. Some protests triggered violent confrontations between police and protesters and allegations police used excessive tactics.
REPORT: Washington has enacted four relief bills related to Covid-19. How much of this funding will flow to the city budget and how much to other key local agencies such as the housing authority and public hospitals.
The purpose of this project/guide is to help community-based organizations (CBOs) and mental health providers (MHPs) work together to bring accessible, effective mental health support to community members, when and where they need it.
Report on 10/14/19 hearing on regarding topics related to public burials in NYC, including but not limited to: burial assistance program; the feasibility of implementation of a cremation assistance program & public burial in new locations; and the plan for the future operation of Hart Island.
Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel Pumping Station and Gate House was built in the early 20th century to house the mechanical systems needed to flush the Gowanus Canal , it represents one of the most important infrastructure projects in Brooklyn.
Pursuant to Local Law 143 of 2016, a report incorporating the March 2018 recommendations of the Interagency Foster Care Task Force in its initial report, to improve services and outcomes for youth in and aging out of foster care.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, there were already profound mental health inequities in New York City. Communities of color experienced a higher incidence of
mental health needs yet were less likely to be connected to care. Five ways in which the pandemic is exacerbating these inequities.
Many New Yorkers are feeling stressed, anxious, and sad right now. Mental health support – whether that means staying connected to your loved ones, downloading a helpful app, or having a video session with a counselor – can help.
Findings from a DOI Investigation into the City Department of Environmental Control Board (ECB) summons enforcement and collection, which identified serious holes in the process that results in City losing out on much needed revenue.
On March 17, 2021, the IRS extended the April 15, 2021 filing deadline for 2020 Personal Income tax returns to May 17, 2021. Those taxpayers are encouraged to request an extension and pay any tax due by the April 15, 2021deadline