Clean mattresses, sheets and pillows. Towels, soap and toilet paper. These are among the shelter requirements New York State has agreed to waive in instances where no alternative is available—specifically for adults in NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelters—according to a letter obtained by City Limits.
Extreme heat from climate change has the potential to exacerbate racial disparities in the five boroughs’ maternal health outcomes. Still, climate change and maternal health often remain two separate policy conversations, both locally and nationally.
A los residentes de conjuntos de viviendas públicas en la ciudad de Nueva York se les está presentando dos propuestas destinadas a desbloquear financiación para reparaciones: Pacto para preservar la asequibilidad permanente juntos (o Permanent Affordability Commitment Together o PACT por sus siglas en inglés) o la Fundación para la Preservación de la Vivienda Pública (Preservation Trust). ¿En qué se diferencian?
“The federal monitor overseeing the NYPD stop and frisk reforms has repeatedly warned that officers are under-reporting stops, leading to a likely massive undercount. In my case, this meant that I was not able to identify the officers who stopped me, since they never filled out the required stop report.”