The city is moving forward with a plan to transfer 62,000 units to Section 8 housing vouchers under the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program but the program has raised numerous concerns. A panel Wednesday brought together advocates, tenant leaders and policy experts to discuss some of them.
The summit will feature Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who on June 26 th won the Democratic primary in New York’s 14th congressional district over a long-serving incumbent, who is of Puerto Rican heritage and is slated to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress this November.
-Pro Am Doubles Event featuring Tennis Legends at SPORTIME Amagansett, followed by an After Party, all in support of the Johnny Mac Tennis Project campaign to make tennis a game changer for New York kids-
-Visit www.jmtpny.org to sign-up and to purchase tickets-
(East Hampton, N.Y.)– Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and other Tennis Legends will participate in the Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s (JMTP) Third Annual JMTP Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 26. The star-studded event will raise funds to support JMTP programs that change young lives by removing the economic and social barriers to success through tennis. “The Johnny Mac Tennis Project believes that tennis is a change agent and a sport of opportunity for kids,” says JMTP Executive Director Ron Nano. “Our Tennis Pathway to Success® initiative provides multiple, year-round opportunities, from introductory programs provided to schools and community-based organizations, which focus on cultivating healthy lifestyles and self-discipline, to world-class tournament training for aspiring college scholarship recipients and professional athletes.”
John McEnroe shares, “We have created an annual event with 128 players, which is the size of a Grand Slam draw – pretty incredible. This year, we have added Chris Evert and Pat Cash to the group, joining my brother Patrick, me, and Mats, with more players to come.
Councilmember Margaret Chin and other elected officials made another call for a full public review of the developments proposed for the Lower East Side waterfront, but some opposing council candidates called it a campaign ploy.
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