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.
This report presents findings from an analysis of primary program data collected by WE NYC, which includes self-reported data from more than 14,000 program participants and covered the period from January 2016 through June 2020.
The report provides an update on the implementation of the 32 initiatives announced by the NYC Domestic Violence Task Force in May 2017. The goal of the initiatives was to reduce violence, enhance the safety and well-being of domestic violence survivors, and hold abusive partners accountable.
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.
All employers are required to provide written notice of employees’ rights under the Human Rights Law both in the form of a displayed poster and as an information sheet distributed to individual employees at the time of hire. This document satisfies the information sheet requirement.
“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.